FY 2020 Community-based Restoration Program Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Grants
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA-NMFS-HCPO-2020-2006306)
- LOI: 01/08/2020
- Proposal: 04/09/2020
- Amount: $75,000 - $3M
- Duration: Up to 3 years
The principal objective of the NMFS Community-based Restoration Program Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration solicitation is to support habitat restoration projects that use an ecosystem-based approach to foster species recovery and increase populations under NOAA’s jurisdiction. Proposals submitted under this solicitation will be primarily evaluated based on their ability to demonstrate how the proposed habitat restoration actions will:
- Contribute to the recovery of threatened and endangered species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) (hereafter, Listed Species), including species identified by NMFS as “Species in the Spotlight”
- Sustain or help rebuild fish stocks managed under the Magnuson-Stevens FisheryConservation and Management Act (hereafter, Managed Species), or
- Contribute to the sustainability of saltwater recreational fisheries by the restoration of habitat that supports the National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy and Implementation Plans.
Eligibility & Submission Requirements
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact NOAA Restoration Center staff before submitting an application to discuss their NOAA project ideas with respect to technical merit and NOAA’s objectives. NOAA will make every effort to respond to prospective applicants on a first come, first served basis. These discussions will not include review of draft proposals or site visits during the application period.