Investigating the effect of oil spills on the environment and public health.
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GoMRI Funding Programs

Year-One Block Grants (June 2010)

$45 million in funding provided directly from BP to Gulf State Institutions and the National Institutes of Health to establish critical baseline data as the foundation for subsequent research as well as support for studying the health of the oil spill workers and volunteers.

RFP-I - Consortia Grants (Years 2-4, August 2011)

$110 million in grants announced to eight research consortia comprising experts from over six-dozen research institutions in 27 U.S. states and five countries.

RFP-II - Investigator Grants (Years 3-5, August 2012)

$18.5 million available for grants to individuals or collaborative efforts involving a principal investigator (PI) and up to three co-principal investigators (co-PIs) from no more than three additional institutions.

RFP III - Bridge Grants (July 2011)

$1.5 million in support to ensure continuity of observations and sampling while the peer-review process was underway for Year 2-4 Consortia.