SMALL RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM
The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative (NBI) provides funding for research projects that expand knowledge of understudied taxonomic groups and the overall biodiversity of Nantucket, Tuckernuck, Muskeget and surrounding waters.
These grants are awarded annually. A Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued in December every year; the proposal submission deadline is March 15th of the following year.
Since 2005, the NBI has awarded $70,630 in funding for 75 accepted research proposals studying a wide variety of topics.
Check out final report abstracts and associated publications from our previously-funded projects.
Nantucket hosts a diverse scientific community. Looking for insight on a project topic or local information? Reach out to our local experts.
Looking for a suitable site to do your research? We have established standardized research plots in a variety of habitats.
Before planning your research, check property ownership records to find out who to contact for research permission. Much of our open space is private conservation land.