2006 NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program

The 2006 CAP (closed on February 1, 2006) announcement is available here. $1,150,000 was granted under this year's program.

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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.

Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research
Flagstaff, AZ
Neil Cobb

Strategic Consulting International
Tulsa, OK
Eric Jones

National Biological Information Infrastructure
Reston, VA and Seattle, WA
Vivian Hutchison

The Virginia Geospatial Extension Program
Blacksburg, VA
John McGee

Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA
Seattle, WA
Bernard A. Megrey

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.

Richland County, ND
Wahpeton, ND
Matt Syvertson
Carbon Project, geoLeaders Network
Burlington, MA
Jeff Harrison

Image Matters LLC
Leesburg, VA
Jeff Ehman

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.

Mike Varney

New Hampshire
Ken Gallager

West Virginia
Kurt Donaldson

Craig Johnson

North Carolina
Zsolt Nagy

David Mockert

Matthew S. Felton

Mike Sharp
Jeff Hamerlinck

David Arbeit

Michael Ouimet

Category 4: Canadian-US Spatial Data Infrastructure Project will support one collaborative project between organizations in the U.S. and Canada that have an interest in creating, maintaining, and sharing geospatial data over a common geography. This is a collaborative funding opportunity sponsored by GeoConnections Canada and the FGDC. Up to $75,000 per project, 1 project.

American Lung Association of Maine
Augusta, ME
Edward Miller

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.

New Jersey Office of Information Technology
Trenton, NJ
Andrew Rowan
Channel Islands Regional GIS Collaborative
Ventura, CA
Paul Van Zuyle
Connecticut Geospatial Information Systems Council
East Hartford, CT
Mike Varney

Pend Oreille County, WA
Newport, WA
Jim Marthaller
Benton County, AR
Bentonville, AR
Elizabeth Bowen