SECOORA Funding Opportunities

SECOORA Data Management and Communication Services Request for Quotes

SECOORA is requesting quotes from data management service providers to manage and enhance the SECOORA data management and communications (DMAC) infrastructure. The period of performance is June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2026.

Contractors must present a plan and demonstrate the capability to operate a region-wide, end-to-end integrated DMAC infrastructure as a core component of SECOORA operations. Respondents should demonstrate:

  • DMAC expertise and capabilities;
  • Product development services; and,
  • Data provider support services.

Respondents should also demonstrate how they will build upon or modify SECOORA’s current DMAC system. Additionally, contractors must showcase how they will implement a robust, cost-effective, and scalable coastal ocean data management system that is compliant with IOOS DMAC requirements.

Full Proposal Due: May 22, 2019

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Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholars Award

Apply today to be the next Vembu Subramanian Ocean Scholar! This year’s award value has increased a thousand dollars to $3500.

The award will be provided to one undergraduate student, graduate student, or early career professional to support their research and to offer travel support to present at a regional or national meeting or conference.

All proposals must be relevant to a SECOORA focus area.

Full Proposal Due: May 22, 2019

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Seeking New Coordinator for the Southeast Disaster Recovery Partnership


In partnership with the SDRP Advisory Board, SECOORA is seeking qualified applicants or subcontracting organizations for the position of Coordinator of the Southeast Disaster Recovery Partnership (SDRP). This position is currently structured as a half-time position by contract with SECOORA, with funding for 15 months.

Deadline to Apply: May 24, 2019

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Seeking Half-Time Accountant


SECOORA is seeking an outgoing half-time CPA. The primary responsibility for this position is to be the lead accountant for SECOORA.

There is potential for this to be a full-time position if the person is willing to also provide administrative services such as meeting planning.

The successful candidate is able to work from home, but will need to be available via phone during working hours. Additionally, the candidate will have to participate in two in-person meetings with staff each month on James Island, SC.

Open until filled.

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