2006 NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program
2006 CAP projects listed by category.
The 2006 CAP (closed on February 1, 2006) announcement is available here. $1,150,000 was granted under this year's program.
Funding Categories and Awarded Projects for the 2006 Cooperative Agreements Program
Category 1: Metadata Trainer and Outreach Assistance provides assistance to organizations with NSDI expertise knowledge and experience in assisting other organizations with the training and implementation of metadata, clearinghouse or web mapping services. Up to $20,000 per project, 5 projects.
Category 2: Framework Client Development projects will develop software clients for Framework Data Services. These services will exploit online Framework Data to support operational needs of an application community. Software will be distributed freely through an established community as an extension to an existing geographic information system or as an open-source software solution that can be integrated into specific decision- support or data management processes. Up to $75,000 per project, 3 projects.
Category 3: Fifty States Initiative: Strategic and Business Plan Development in Support of the NSDI Future Directions Fifty States Initiative. Projects will develop and implement statewide strategic and business plans that will facilitate the coordination of programs, policies, technologies, and resources that enable the coordination, collection, documentation, discovery, distribution, exchange and maintenance of geospatial information in support of the NSDI and the objectives of the Fifty States Initiative Action Plan. Up to $50,000 per project, 11 projects. Go here for more information about this initiative.
Category 5: Geographic Information Integration & Analysis category seeks to develop sustainable partnerships to integrate, maintain and provide access to current geospatial data and to develop the infrastructure needed to integrate these data and make them available through geospatial programs of the NGPO. The goal of this category is to assist organizations and consortia to work together with the NGPO to develop and provide access to geospatial information that serves community needs. Up to $50,000 per project, 5 projects.
• See the CAP Project Administrative Guidance for information about correspondence, reimbursement, modifications, and reporting for CAP projects.