WPO’s annual 2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity was recently published. The Weather Program Office has 6 competitions in FY22. There’s a broad range of science covered in these applications which may be of interest to our CIRES researchers!

Letters of Intent (LOI’s) are strongly encouraged and are due by 5 pm ET on Sept 14. Full applications for all competitions must be received by 5 pm ET on November 17. The competitions and their information sheet links are listed below:

1) Fire Weather & Atmospheric Composition (FWAC)

2) Climate Testbed (CTB)

3) Weather Testbeds

4) Joint Technology Transfer Initiative (JTTI)

5) Subseasonal-to-Seasonal (S2S)

6) Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment in the United States (VORTEX-USA)

Please contact CIRESProposals@colorado.edu for assistance before you submit your LOI due 9/14, we can help with the budget estimate. For later submissions, please contact us as well, we will need to submit them via the University of Colorado on your behalf. Please try to give us at least 3 weeks notice for the full submission, much appreciated!