Sea Duck Joint Venture

A Conservation Partnership under the North American Waterfowl Management Plan

Sea Duck Joint Venture

Annual Request for Proposals

Our Request for Proposals (Notice of Funding Opportunity) for US Fiscal Year 2023 is open.  The deadline for submitting an application is September 30, 2022.  Information on how to apply can be found in the following .pdf and link to Grants.gov: 

SDJV Notice of Funding Opportunity FY23

Grants.gov SDJV Notice of Funding Opportunity

An example budget template for use in the application can be found here.

Contact Kate Martin, US SDJV Coordinator, at with questions about the application process, budget template, or SDJV priorities.

Current Priorities

The SDJV has evolved from a broad science program aimed at basic understanding of this least-known group of waterfowl species, to a program focused on specific elements most needed by managers to make informed decisions about sea duck conservation.  The current research priorities identified by the SDJV Continental Technical Team can be found here.

Current Projects

Projects funded by the SDJV in FY2015 [PDF]
Projects funded by the SDJV in FY2016 [PDF]
Projects funded by the SDJV in FY2017 [PDF]
Projects funded by the SDJV in FY2018 – 2020 [PDF]
Projects funded by the SDJV in FY2021 [PDF]
Projects funded by the SDJV in FY2022 [PDF]

Mission

The SDJV promotes the conservation of all North American sea ducks through partnerships by providing greater knowledge and understanding for effective population and habitat conservation and management.

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