[Coral-List] FY11 NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, Domestic Coral Reef Conservation Grants

Jenny.Waddell Jenny.Waddell at noaa.gov
Tue Aug 24 13:15:54 EDT 2010

FY11 NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, Domestic Coral Reef 
Conservation Grants

/Please refer to the Full Funding Opportunity announcement for complete 
application information.  The full announcement can be found at: 
http://www.grants.gov.  Please click on Find Grant Opportunities>Basic 
Search and enter CFDA 11.482; click on the Domestic Grants information 
which will link you to the Full Announcement/Full Opportunity PDF file./

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TITLE: CRCP Domestic Coral Reef Conservation Grants

CFDA NUMBER: 11.482, Coral Reef Conservation Program

APPLICATION DUE DATES: Full Proposals must be received by 
www.grants.gov, postmarked, or provided to a delivery service by 5:00 
p.m. (EDT) on November 1, 2010. Use of U.S. mail or another delivery 
service must be documented with a receipt. No facsimile or electronic 
mail applications will be accepted. Please note: Validation or rejection 
of your application by Grants.gov may take up to 2 business days after 
submission. Please consider this process in developing your submission 

Program, as authorized under the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, 
provides matching grants of financial assistance to institutions of 
higher education, non-profit organizations, commercial organizations, 
and local and Indian tribal government agencies under the Domestic Coral 
Reef Conservation Grant program. These awards are intended to support 
coral reef conservation projects in shallow water coral reef ecosystems, 
including mesophotic depths, in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the 
Northern Mariana Islands, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the 
U.S. Virgin Islands. Proposals submitted to this competition must 
address at least one of the following four categories: 1) Fishing 
Impacts; 2) Land-Based Sources of Pollution; 3) Climate Change; and 4) 
Local and Emerging Management Issues. All proposed work should be 
consistent with the CRCP National Goals and Objectives 2010-2015 
and/or the relevant Jurisdictional Coral Reef Management Priorities 
Proposals selected for funding through this solicitation will be 
implemented through a grant and will require a 1:1 match of non-Federal 
funds. Approximately $500,000 is expected to be available for this 
competition in FY 2011. Funding will be divided among the U.S. Pacific 
and Atlantic regions to maintain the geographic balance of the Grant 
Program overall, as required by the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000. 
NOAA will not accept proposals with a budget under $30,000 or over 
$125,000 under this solicitation. It is expected that the average award 
size will be $65,000.

Jenny Waddell
Grants and External Funding Coordinator
NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program
1305 East West Hwy, Rm 10400
Silver Spring, MD 20910

301.713.3155 x150

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