Are you planning to submit a proposal for the WPO FY24 NOFO? Before you apply, be sure to check out these FAQs about the competition.
The NOAA Weather Program Office (WPO) is proud to announce the awards for the FY23 Notice of Funding.
Four projects have been selected for the FY23 WPO VORTEX-USA Awards. The grant total for the four selected projects equals $2.5M with each project being funded for 3 years beginning in August 2023.
The total of funding awarded* for the eleven selected projects is approximately $4M per year.
The competition selected 12 projects from academia, government, and industry with a focus on advancing the Unified Forecast System (UFS) to become the world’s most accurate and reliable operational modeling system.
The award total* for the 10 selected projects is: $4 M in cooperative agreements.
The FY24 NOFO for
the NOAA Weather Program Office is open. This year’s NOFO will fund approximately 3-6 new projects totaling up to $2 million per year through the Climate Test Bed and Fire Weather competitions.
Are you planning to submit a proposal for the Data Assimilation (DA) Consortium? Before you apply, be sure to check out these additional FAQs about the competition.
Biden-Harris Administration announces up to $7 million through Investing in America agenda to improve weather predictions
Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced a $7 million funding opportunity through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to establish a new multi-university Data Assimilation Consortium that will improve weather predictions. As the climate crisis contributes to worsening extreme weather events affecting Americans nationwide, this investment will give Americans the information and tools they need to prepare and stay safe.
In response to the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and National Weather Service (NWS) bi-lateral meeting 2021, the WPO Forecasting A Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs) Program funded a project to assess the current program and plan for a future iteration of the program. WPO hired Toffler Associates, an offsite contractor, to help…