Funding Opportunities

2020 CDRLC Funding Opportunity

Do you have a park management question that a research project could address?

The Continental Divide Research Learning Center (CDRLC) is issuing a request for proposals in three categories including research, technical assistance, and education projects. These projects should aim to promote the informed decision making and adaptive management of Rocky Mountain National Park or the education of staff to promote professional development and growth.

For more information on the 2020 request for proposals, including guidance on developing a proposal, park questions of interest, and examples of previously funded work, see our 2020 Funding Opportunity web page

The deadline to submit a proposal for this funding opportunity is October 15, 2019.

Funding Opportunity from U.S. Army Corp of Engineers- for Members of the Colorado Plateau CESU


Statements of Interest must be received by December 17, 2019.


Project Title: Assessing Water Quality Trends and Suspended Sediment Surrogates Above and Below Reservoirs Using High-Frequency Sensors in New Mexico and Southern Colorado 

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential investigators for a project to be funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Albuquerque District (SPA), in Albuquerque, NM. Approximately $200,000 is expected to be available to support this project for one (1) year.  Additional funding maybe available at a rate of $205,000/year for up to 4 additional option years based on future R&D needs for a total of $1,020,000 for the full project.

Please send responses or direct questions to:

Deberay R. Carmichael

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)

ERDC Contracting Office (ECO)

3909 Halls Ferry Road

Vicksburg, MS 39180