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George Maier Fund for killifish research call for proposals

Posted on Jan 14, 2016

The Board of Directors of the George Maier Fund has approved a grant budget for the 2015-2016 grant cycle. We are accepting proposals through April 30, 2016.

The purpose of all submitted proposals must be to directly enhance the knowledge of killifishes, especially as applied to one or more of the following: reproduction, life cycle, maintenance, nutritional requirements and food sources, biology, ecology, habitat, conservation, nomenclatural and biological relationships. One or more grants may be issued at the discretion of the independent grant selection committee. We stress that both professional and non-professional projects are eligible and those of interest to the killifish hobby are encouraged.

Grant Number reference: GMF A-15
Application Deadline: April 30, 2016.
Grant Awards: Announced no later than May 30, 2016
Total Available Funding: Up to $7,500
Length of Project Period: Up to 2 years

Subject to the following limitations, grants are open to both professional and non-professional individuals and organizations whose proposals meet the above criteria, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or religious affiliation, The individual applicant cannot be a legal relative of any Officer, Board member or Grant Committee member. An organizational applicant can neither be the direct employer of, nor have a consulting relationship with any Officer, Board member or Grant Committee member.

Proposals must be in accordance with document GMF P-1 and are to be submitted via e-mail in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Request copies of relevant documents and send completed proposals to Charles Nunziata at epiplaty [at] Please refer to grant number GMF A-15 in all correspondence.

The Fund was created to Honor the memory of George Maier Founding member of the American Killifish Association and the Chicago Killifish Association. IRS EIN: 80-0531667. Document Location Number: 17053243357000 FLORIDA Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. George Maier Fund: registration #: CH33046 expiration: date: September 3, 2016. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free (800-435-7352) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

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