1) NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS) has released a call for proposals for the new Regional Coastal Resilience Grants Program. The program will support regional approaches to build resilience of coastal regions, communities, and economic sectors to the negative impacts from extreme weather events, climate hazards, and changing ocean conditions. Eligible applicants include: nonprofit organizations, private entities, institutions of higher education, regional organizations, and local, state, and tribal governments. Each proposal may request between $500,000 to $1 million in federal funds. The deadline to submit a proposal is July 24, 2015. For more information, click here.
2) NOAA’s Office of Habitat Conservation in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has announced a Federal Funding Opportunity of up to $4 million for Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grants. The Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency grants will fund implementation of on-the-ground habitat restoration projects that directly builds resilience of coastal ecosystems and communities. The deadline to submit a proposal is July 2, 2015. For more information, click here.
For more information about these grants, contact CHRN members Jamie Mooney or Bobbak Talebi.