Restoring Fish Passage through Barrier Removal Grants

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
08/15/2022
Organization: 
NOAA Fisheries
Description: 

Applications Due: August 15, 2022. Up to $65 million in funding under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will support transformational projects that reopen migratory pathways and restore access to healthy habitat for fish around the country. In collaboration with NOAA, selected partners will use these funds to implement locally-led removals of dams and other in-stream barriers to rebuild sustainable fisheries, contribute to the recovery of threatened and endangered species, enhance watershed health, and improve economic vitality. NOAA will accept proposals with a federal funding request of between $1 million and $15 million over the award period. Learn more and apply here.

Category: 
Dam removals, sustainable fisheries, endangered species, conservation, watershed health
Funding Amount: 
$1,000,000 - $15,000,000
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Institutions of higher education, non-profits, commercial (for profit) organizations, U.S. territories, and state, local, and Native American tribal governments
Contact Information: 
Melanie Gange, Community-based Restoration Program Office, Phone: 301-427-8664