California Sea Grant is a unique partnership that unites the resources of the federal government, the State of California and universities across the state to create knowledge, products and services that benefit the economy, the environment and the citizens of California.
California Sea Grant issues competitive state and federal research awards as well as fellowship opportunities throughout the year.
View current funding opportunities
California Sea Grant turns 50 in 2023!
See what we’re up to as we reflect on where we’ve been, supporting coastal science and economies since 1973.
red tides & harmful algal blooms
From bioluminescence to biotoxins, see how we uncover the big impacts of our tiniest algae
Coastal Hazards & Resilience
From beach safety to sea level rise readiness, learn how we make coastal communities more resilient
Learn how we support aquaculture’s key role in food security, restoration and workforce development
See how we help to discover and apply kelp science to preserve these iconic yet challenged foundational species
Ocean Careers Training
Imagine the ocean is your office: Check out our programs for 21st Century careers in fishing and aquaculture
Discover California Seafood
From ocean to plate, learn more about California’s responsibly sourced seafood and the people who bring it to you
Russian River Salmon & Steelhead Monitoring
Learn about our collaborative, science- based efforts to help to recover these imperiled keystone species
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice & Access
Learn how we are taking action to strengthen DEIJA within our organization and in the world around us