2007 NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program

The 2007 CAP announcement is available here. $1,318,636 was granted under this year's program.

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Category 1: FGDC-Endorsed Standards Implementation Assistance and Outreach
This category provides funding to organizations to assist in the implementation of FGDC-endorsed standards. The results of this category will be materials that can provide step-by-step assistance or a roadmap for implementing FGDC-endorsed standards.
Up to $25,000 per project, 7 projects.

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

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
Timothy Sutherland

Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Science
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Jessica Moy

Mid America Geographic Information Consortium
Topeka, KS
Mark Duewell

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

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Rebecca Bannon

The Virginia Geospatial Extension Program
Blacksburg, VA
John McGee

Category 2: Framework Client Development
Projects will develop software clients for Framework Data Services to provide assistance to advance the development of client software to exploit online Framework Data to support general access to ANSI Framework data vector themes. Software will be integrated and provided as a capability of an existing desktop geographic information system client.
Up to $75,000 per project, 4 projects.

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Liping Di

The Open Planning Project
New York, NY
Chris Holmes

geoLeaders, LLC
Burlington, MA
Jeff Harrison

GCS Research, LLC
Missoula, MT
John Waterman

Category 3: 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, 12 projects. Go here for more information about this initiative.

Michael Byrne

Sheryl Oliver

New York
Wlliam Johnson

District of Columbia
Barney Krucoff

Jill Saligoe-Simmel

South Dakota
Jenifer Sorensen


Richard Butgereit

Dan Walters

Dennis Goreham

Jim Giglierano

Tim Haithcoat

David Brotzman

Category 4: Geo-Enabled Federal Businesses Initiative
The purpose of this category is to effectively communicate to Federal business managers the value of incorporating geospatial approaches into business processes, especially to those who have had limited experience with geo-enabled decision-making.
Up to $50,000 per project, 2 awards.

Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, MI
Stuart Eddy

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Roy Hinton

Category 5: Geographic Information Integration
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 regional and local community needs. Participation is sought from those organizations and localities that are seriously considering or are in early stage of building GIS or services with the goal of maintaining, updating, and serving geospatial data of interest to multiple users. Funds may help new participants overcome initial impediments to participation and current participants improve their services as part of the NSDI.
Up to $50,000 per project, 4 projects.

Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
Duluth, MN
Kara Kent

Western Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Region
Houghton, MI
Ken Marshall

Ohio Office of Information Technology
Columbus, OH
Stuart Davis

McIntosh County Commission
Darien, GA
Fred Carpenter