Fishery Management Council Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements

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Fishery Management Council Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements: The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program, 16 U.S.C. §§ 6401-6409, provides financial assistance through the Fishery Management Council Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements (FMCCRCCA) to the Regional Fishery Management Councils for projects to conserve and manage coral reef fisheries, as authorized under the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000. Projects funded through the FMCCRCCA are for activities that: 1) Provide better scientific information on the status of coral reef fisheries resources, critical habitats of importance to coral reef fishes, and the impacts of fishing on these species and habitats; 2) Identify new management approaches that protect coral reef biodiversity and ecosystem function through regulation of fishing and other extractive uses; and 3) Incorporate conservation and sustainable management measures into existing or new Federal fishery management plans for coral reef species. Proposals selected for funding through this solicitation will be implemented through a three-year cooperative agreement. The role of NOAA in the FMCCRCCA is to help identify potential projects that reduce impacts of fishing on coral reef ecosystems, strengthen the development and implementation of the projects, and assist in coordination of these efforts with Federal, state, territory or commonwealth management authorities and various coral reef user groups. Approximately $1,250,000 is expected to be available for FMCCRCCA in FY 2017. The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program anticipates that awards will range from $125,000-$500,000. Continued funding depends on future Congressional appropriations, NOAA/CRCP priorities, and successful recipient performance in the first year(s) of the award.
Federal Grant Title: Fishery Management Council Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-HCPO-2017-2004978
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.441
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 5th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: January 5th, 2017
Posted Date: September 2nd, 2016
Creation Date: September 2nd, 2016
Archive Date: February 4th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $1,250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $125,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 2nd, 2016
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are limited to the Caribbean Fishery Management Council, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council.
Grant Announcement Contact
Liz Fairey. She can be reached by phone at 301-427- 8632, by fax at 301-713-1594, by email at Liz.Fairey@noaa.gov or by mail at: Liz Fairey, NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation, 1315 East West Highway, SSMC3, 14224, Silver Spring, MD, 20910.VIII.
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