LETTER OF INTENT to APPLY FOR FUNDING
The Foundation requires that all potential applicants complete a letter of intent to apply to the Foundation
for funding, to be submitted to the Foundation by October 31, 2012. Note that it is not possible to submit
an application without first sending a letter of intent. The letter of intent in not binding and will not be
assessed by the Foundation.
The letter of intent must be submitted electronically by October 31, 2012 to:
The Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Foundation
OTHER PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATION(S)
(if known and/or applicable)
Discipline (if multidisciplinary, please
list all relevant disciplines)
Up to ten key words that specifically
describe relevant discipline(s):
Identify the strategic goal(s) that apply to your project and justify in a paragraph (no more than 200 words):
1. PRIMARY STRATEGIC GOAL
1.1 Stock and Habitat Enhancement: To promote and support applied research and related activities to
preserve, restore, and/or enhance the lobster stocks, their habitats and ecosystems; with the
objective of advancing the stability and sustainability of the resource.
2. SUPPORTING GOALS
2.1 Environmental and Ecological Research, Protection and Sustainability: To promote and support
investigative and remedial activities directed toward preservation or restoration of the lobster
environment and ecosystem compatible with strong and healthy lobster stocks.
2.2 Governance policies and procedures: To provide science-based solutions to guide policy makers,
enabling them to make choices that are practical, effective, efficient, participatory, inclusive,
accountable, and adaptive in management policies and regulations.
2.3 Social and Community Enhancement: To promote and support community-initiated and backed
projects associated with lobster stocks, habitats, and ecosystems; that will create sustainable
cultural, social, and/or economic benefits within the community.
2.4 Communication through Information and Education: To provide a forum within the stakeholders’
groups and to the general public, for discussion, communication, dissemination of information, and
otherwise increasing understanding of the causes and consequences of problems affecting the
lobster industry, and on the solutions being undertaken.
6. PROPOSAL OVERVIEW
Describe, in no more than 300 words, the objective and key elements of your proposal.
Please Note: This paragraph will be posted on the Foundation’s Web site.
7. POTENTIAL PEER REVIEWERS
Please provide the names and contact information of up to three people who could review the scientific
merit of your application. Please Note: The suggested experts should not have a conflict of interest.
Possible Reviewers Contact Information (Institution; Business Address, Phone, E-Mail)
The undersigned acknowledges that the information and documentation provided may be shared with
the Foundation and others for the purposes of administering the program.
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