North Carolina Sea Grant supports science-based research that is relevant to our state’s coast. These projects bring issues that are critical to maintaining the health of our coastal resources to the forefront of public policy, economic and land-use planning and other natural resource initiatives.


North Carolina Sea Grant Core Funding

Supported by a mix of federal and state dollars, North Carolina Sea Grant’s core research projects address specific needs or issues in the state.


North Carolina Sea Grant provides rapid-response, seed and starter grants on a limited basis and as funding allows.

Other Opportunities

North Carolina Sea Grant also collaborates with our partners to offer joint initiatives for funding. Check each grant for specific application deadlines.