FY19 Coral Reef Conservation Program, Domestic Coral Reef Conservation Grants

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
NOAA, DOC
Description: 

Deadline Passed 02/05/2019. Deadline Unknown for 2020. The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program (CRCP), 16 USC §§ 6401-6409, provides matching grants of financial assistance through the Domestic Coral Reef Conservation Grant program to institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, and local (as defined at 2 CFR § 200.64, which includes counties, municipalities, and cities) and Indian tribal government agencies. These awards are 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. Projects may be proposed in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and the U.S. Pacific Remote Island Areas, but these locations are not considered geographic priorities under this announcement. Proposals submitted to this competition must address at least one of the following five categories: 1) Improve Fisheries Sustainability; 2) Reduce Land-Based Sources of Pollution; 3) Increasing Resilience to Climate Change; 4) Restore Viable Coral Populations; and 5) Local and Emerging Management Issues.

Category: 
Coral Reefs, Conservation, Marine
Funding Amount: 
$30,000-$80,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes- 1:1 match of non-Federal funds required
Eligibility: 
Institutions of higher education; Non-profit organizations; For-profit organizations; and Indian Tribal Governments are all included as eligible applicants