[Coral-List] International Coral grants

Eileen Alicea Eileen.Alicea at noaa.gov
Wed Sep 15 09:34:27 EDT 2004

An opportunity for funding of international coral reef projects is now
available through NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program. The
international grant information is available at the following web site:
http://ipo.nos.noaa.gov/coralgrants.html. Applications for funding are

Eligible Applicants
Eligible applicants include all international, governmental, and
organizations. The proposed work must be conducted at a non-U.S. site
and eligible countries are defined as follows. Eligibility criteria is
also contingent upon whether activities undertaken with respect to the
application would be consistent with any applicable conditions or
restrictions imposed by the U.S. government.

The International Grant Program has four project categories:

1. Promote Watershed Management in the Wider Caribbean, Brazil, and
$30,000-$40,000 awards.

2. Enhance Management Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
(a) Single site project awards: $20,000-$40,000
(b) Regional capacity building projects: up to $80,000

3. Encourage Regional Approaches to Further No-Take Marine Reserves in
the Wider Caribbean, Bermuda, Brazil, and Southeast Asia: $25,000 -
$40,000 awards
4. Promote Socio-Economic Monitoring in Coral Reef Management in the
Wider Caribbean, Brazil, Bermuda, East Africa, South Pacific, and
Southeast Asia: $15,000 - $25,000 awards.

On Line Applications:
Applicants now have the opportunity to apply on-line.  Although not
required yet, applicants are encouraged to use the Grants.gov website to
submit applications electronically. This method of grant submission is
the future of all federal financial assistance opportunities.
Applicants who choose this method must first complete the registration
process by accessing the “Get Started” tab at http://www.grants.gov/.
Your organization will need to register with the Central Contractor
Registry (CCR) and designate an E-Business Point of Contact (POC) if
they have not done so already. The E-Business POC will assign Authorized
Organization Representative (AOR) rights to those individuals who will
have the ability to submit grant applications through Grants.gov

For further information about the international coral grants, please
write to: International.Coral.Grants at noaa.gov

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