[Coral-List] Grants-Protect Our Reefs
dvaughan at mote.org
Wed Sep 3 09:02:32 EDT 2008
Announcing the 2008 Protect Our Reefs, (POR) Mote License Plate Grants,
Request For Proposals.
Information available at: http://www.mote.org/4reef
Proposals due: December 15, 2008
*NOTICE OF: Mote Marine Laboratory “Protect Our Reefs” *
*2008 License Plate Grant Funding Availability- Request For Proposal*//
*GRANT TITLE/LINK *
Ø *Protect Our Reefs***
* And LINK *
Ø *Mote Marine Laboratory – Protect Our Reefs License Plate*
*WHO CAN APPLY?*
Ø Eligible organizations shall be based in Florida and engaged in reef
research, education and/or conservation. Applicants must be a public
agency, educational institution or a non-profit entity as designated by
*HOW CAN THE GRANT MONEY BE USED?*
Ø Eligible organizations can utilize the funds to support projects
related to research, education (and outreach) and/or conservation of the
Florida Coral Reef Ecosystem. Priorities are similar to those outlined
by the: Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Science Plan, the
NOAA-Coral Reef Conservation Program, the Water Quality Protection
Program, and the National Undersea Research Program descriptions of
coral reef research priorities and other existing coral reef program
*GRANT AMOUNTS **and **Number of Awards*
Ø Not specified. It is forecast that approximately $410,000 will be
available for this year’s (2008) funding and that higher amounts are
anticipated in future years.
Ø The program has no predetermined grant amount by category, geography
or type of project.
Ø All proposals will be reviewed by the Grants Advisory Committee, which
will set priorities and make recommendations for awards to the President
of Mote Marine Laboratory.
Ø None required, but matching funds and partnerships with entities, such
as, Mote Marine Laboratory; Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary;
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, or other relevant organizations
Ø RFP: August 31, 2008.
Ø Proposals due: December 15, 2008.
Ø Notifications: April 15, 2009.
Ø Grants Awarded: April 30, 2009.
*OTHER GRANT INFORMATION: On the website at; *
*_WWW.MOTE.ORG/4reef <http://www.mote.org/4reef> _*
Any questions about the program should be directed to Bruce Frerer,
Grants Advisory Committee. bfrerer at mote.org
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