National Spatial Data Infrastructure Cooperative Agreements Program seeks proposals

The $800,000 NSDI CAP provides seed funding across six categories related to geospatial collaboration, standards development, metadata, and return on investment (ROI) methodology and business case development.

USGS and FGDC announce 2008 NSDI funding program

The longstanding Cooperative Agreement Program aims to improve infrastructure necessary to effectively discover, access, share, manage and use digital geographic data.

NDOP meets, national orthoimagery cost-benefit study underway

 The federal National Digital Orthophoto Programs committee, chaired by Wisconsin State Cartographer Ted Koch, met in mid-May in Tallahassee, Florida. A nationwide orthoimagery cost-benefit study was a primary topic of discussion.


Interior Department seeks nominations for National Geospatial Advisory Committee

A new advisory body will provide advice and recommendations on Federal geospatial policy.


Deadline approaching for 2007 NSDI funding

Applications for the 2007 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NDSI) Cooperative Agreements Program must be submitted by January 26. Wisconsin applicants have been very successful in recent years.

Federal Government seeks geospatial efficiencies

In an attempt to make federal agencies operate more efficiently, a new geospatial ”Line-of Business” initiative was announced in March 2006.

Wisconsin receives NSDI grant for GIS council

Award will examine the implementation of a statewide GIS coordinating council

2005 FGDC CAP grants go to three Wisconsin organizations

A state agency, a UW system school, and a statewide association all receive funding from the Federal Geographic Data Committee.

2005 FGDC CAP Grants Go to 3 Wisconsin Agencies

Wisconsin DNR, UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Land Information Association all receive cooperative funding.

Geospatial One-Stop Director Announced

Hank Garie from New Jersey is the new Geospatial One-Stop Program Director.