Virginia Sea Grant advances the resilience and sustainability of Virginia’s coastal and marine ecosystems and the communities that depend upon them. As a broker of scientific information, VASG works with resource managers, businesses, communities and other stakeholders to provide and apply the best science available.

VASG funds and conducts research, outreach and communications activities that focus on:

Virginia Sea Grant administrative and research offices are based at VIMS in Gloucester Point. Other partners are George Mason University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Tech.