National Coastal Resilience Fund 2019 Request for Proposals

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

Deadline Passed 11/12/2019. Deadline Unknown for 2020.  The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is pleased to announce the National Coastal Resilience Fund for 2019. NFWF will make investments to restore and strengthen natural systems so they can protect coastal communities from the impacts of storms, floods, and other natural hazards and enable them to recover more quickly, while also enhancing habitats for important fish and wildlife populations.NFWF will award approximately $29 million in grants to create, expand, and restore natural systems in areas that will both increase protection for communities from coastal storms, sea- and lake-level changes, inundation, and coastal erosion while also improving valuable habitats for fish and wildlife species. NFWF will invest in projects in three focus areas:

  • Project Preliminary Design and Site Assessment
  • Project Final Design and Permitting ​​
  • Project Restoration and Monitoring
Category: 
coasts, resilience, habitat restoration, extreme weather events, mitigation, community preparedness
Funding Amount: 
The National Coastal Resilience Fund will award approximately $29,000,000 in grants in 2019. Grants are expected to average around $125,000-$250,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes, a minimum 1:1 non-federal match in cash or in-kind services is expected and strongly encouraged

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Native American Tribal Governments (both federally-recognized and non-federally recognized tribes) included as eligible applicants
Contact Information: 
Easygrants Helpdesk Email: Easygrants@nfwf.org Voicemail: 202-595-2497