[Coral-List] FY20-21 NOAA CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Grants and Cooperative Agreements

Eileen Alicea - NOAA Affiliate eileen.alicea at noaa.gov
Tue Jul 30 16:25:03 UTC 2019

*Funding Opportunity Description*
The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) provides matching grants
and cooperative agreements for international coral reef
conservation projects. CRCP solicits proposals that will support the NOAA
Coral Reef Conservation Program Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan-2018) which
uses a resilience-based management approach, focused on conservation that
supports the ability of corals to withstand and recover from stress. All
international tropical coral reef locations are eligible under this Federal
Funding Opportunity with emphasis on the Wider Caribbean, South East Asia
and South Pacific, and Micronesia. Funding for the Fiscal Year 2020
competition is subject to the availability of Congressional appropriations
and is expected to be approximately $800,000 to $950,000. NOAA expects
each applicant will request between $75,000 and $300,000 annually for an
award with a project period up to two years. Funding after the first year
generally depends on future Congressional appropriations, NOAA/CRCP
priorities, and recipient performance in the first year(s) of the award.

The CRCP Strategic Plan-2018 is available at

US sites are not eligible for funding under this opportunity but US
registered organizations may apply to conduct work in international sites
as defined in the announcement.

Comprehensive Pre-applications in electronic form must be received via
email at coral.grants at noaa.gov by 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on *Tuesday
October 1, 2019*. Pre-applications in paper form must be postmarked or
submitted to a delivery service that provides a tracking number and receipt
on or before 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.
Selected preapplicants will be notified by Wednesday, December 4, 2019 of
an invitation to submit a final application. *Final applications by
invitation only* in electronic form must be received and validated through
www.grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, on Tuesday, January
7, 2020. There are SIX priorities described in the announcement, please
download it from www.grants.gov under opportunity
number NOAA-NOS-OCM-2020-2006143. Projects under this Grant Program require
a 1:1 contribution of non-Federal matching funds. Please refer to
announcement for agency contact to make inquiries.

For general information on CRCP funding and guidance, please refer to our
new funding assistance website


Eileen Alicea
CSS/Lynker Senior Program Analyst
on contract to NOAA's Office for Coastal Management
NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program
Puerto Rico NE Marine Corridor and Culebra Island Habitat Focus Area
Tel. 240-533-0775

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