Apply for 2016 Coral Reef Conservation Fund of up to $500,000!

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Deadline: 8 March 2016

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is seeking pre-proposal applications for its 2016 Coral Reef Conservation Fund. The Program will award grants to address negative impacts to coral reefs and improve coral reef management effectiveness.

Grants will be awarded to reduce land-based sources of pollution, advance coral reef fisheries management, support recovery of the Endangered Species Act-listed coral species and improve watershed management planning.

Project Categories

Projects in Domestic U.S. Coral Reef Jurisdictions:
Reduce land-based pollution inputs to coral reefs in domestic priority watersheds
Improve sustainable coral fisheries management
Support recovery of Endangered Species Act-listed coral species
Enhance watershed management planning for priority coral reefs and associated watersheds
Projects in International Coral Reef Systems:
Apply lessons from coral reef management training programs through implementation of small-scale pilot projects
Increase management capacity in priority international regions

Funding Information

The Coral Conservation Fund offers one grant cycle per year and available funding is expected to be approximately $500,000.
Average grant awards will range from $30,000 – $75,000.
Projects should be 12-24 months in duration.


Eligible applicants include all persons, organizations, and non-U.S. Federal agencies, including parties within and outside of the United States.
Ineligible applicants include U.S. Federal agencies.


Invitations for Full Proposals Sent: ​Week of April 12, 2016
​Full Proposal Due Date: 16 May 2016
​Awards Announced: November 2016

To apply and for more information click on the link below

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