Coral Reef Conservation Program, Domestic Coral Reef Conservation Grants

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
Department of Commerce
Description: 

Deadline passed as of january 11, 2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown. This funding opportunity is soliciting applications intended to support coral reef conservation projects in shallow water coral reef ecosystems, including reefs at mesophotic depths, in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and coral-dominated banks in the U.S. portions of the Gulf of Mexico. Funding opportunity # NOAA-NOS-OCM-2017-2005011.

Category: 
climate change, fisheries, marine, management, conservation, reef,
Funding Amount: 
$80,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes.
Eligibility: 
Institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, and local (as defined at 2 C.F.R. § 200.64, which includes counties, municipalities, and cities) and Indian tribal government agencies are eligible to apply for funding under this funding category. U.S. federal agencies, state, territory, and commonwealth governments and Regional Fishery Management Councils are not eligible to apply under this funding announcement, as NOAA funds their coral reef work in separate programs.