National Coastal Resilience Fund

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, NOAA
Description: 

Deadline passed. Most recent deadline: April 21, 2022. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the U.S. Department of Defense, Occidental, Shell and TransRe, and with additional support this year from the Bezos Earth Fund, is now soliciting Pre-Proposals for the 2022 National Coastal Resilience Fund. The Request for Proposals is available here. NFWF will award up to $140 million in grants to create and restore natural systems in order to increase protection for communities from coastal hazards, such as storms, sea- and lake-level changes, inundation, and coastal erosion, while improving habitats for fish and wildlife species. NFWF prioritizes projects that are community led or incorporate direct community engagement and benefit underserved communities facing disproportionate harm from climate impacts. Pre-proposals must be submitted through NFWF’s Easygrants system no later than Thursday, April 21, 2022. For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact Jessica Grannis (Jessica.Grannis@nfwf.org) or Arielle Mion (Arielle.Mion@nfwf.org).

Category: 
Coasts, resilience, habitat restoration, extreme weather events, mitigation, community preparedness
Funding Amount: 
Projects involving Community Capacity Building and Planning, Site Assessment and Preliminary Design, and Final Design and Permitting are expected to be in the range of $100,000 to $1,000,000. For Restoration Implementation Projects, NFWF expects the average awards to be in the range of $1,000,000 to $10,000,000.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Native American Tribal Governments (both federally-recognized and non-federally recognized tribes) included as eligible applicants
Contact Information: 
Jessica Grannis (Jessica.Grannis@nfwf.org) or Arielle Mion (Arielle.Mion@nfwf.org)