National Coastal Resilience Fund

Grant Deadline
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, NOAA

Full proposal by invitation only due: July 2, 2024. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is pleased to announce the 2024 National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) Request for Proposals (RFP). NFWF will make investments in planning, design, and implementation of natural and nature-based solutions. The goal is to enhance protection for coastal communities from the impacts of storms, floods, and other natural coastal hazards and to improve habitats for fish and wildlife. NFWF will award approximately $140 million in grants to create and restore natural systems to increase protection for communities from current and future coastal hazards and improve habitats for fish and wildlife species. The availability of federal funds estimated in this solicitation is contingent upon the federal appropriations process; funding decisions will be made based on level of funding and timing of when it is received by NFWF.

Funding Amount
see description
Matching Funds
Non-federal match is not required but is encouraged to demonstrate broad support for the project.
Eligible applicants include non-profit 501(c) organizations, state and territorial government agencies, local governments, municipal governments, Tribal governments and organizations, educational institutions, or commercial (for-profit) organizations
Contact Information
General questions about this RFP or requirements of the program and questions about the online application and submission process: NCRF Program Team –
For specific questions about a project idea within a certain region, please reference the Application Assistance chart on the RFP website.