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

Funding Agency:
Department of Commerce

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.n 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.

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.

Deadlines:

  • REQUIRED Pre-Applications: Oct. 1, 2019
  • Invited Full Applications: Jan. 7, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, nonU.S. government natural resource management agencies (including state, local, territorial, and tribal government entities), foreign public entities and foreign organizations, and forprofit organizations. An eligible organization may include proposed sub-recipients, contractors, or other collaborators, which may include governmental authorities, effectively forming a team.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities

External Deadline

October 1, 2019