Common Loon Restoration

The summary for the Common Loon Restoration grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Common Loon Restoration: Funds for this award were derived from a natural resource damages settlement with Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc; to compensate for common loon injured by the Bouchard Barge 120 Oil Spill in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The Natural Resource Trustees (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and State of Rhode Island) prepared a publicly reviewed Final Restoration Plan for Common Loon and Other Birds (Restoration Plan) that identified the Trustees approach for restoration ( As authorized in the Restoration Plan, the Trustees approved the use of $3,685,500 for a competitive grant to restore common loon through the use of management techniques, including artificial nest sites, signage and wardening, protection of breeding habitat, and through rescue and rehabilitation of stranded individuals and decreasing exposure to lead fishing tackle.
Federal Grant Title: Common Loon Restoration
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F21AS00196
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.658
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 16th, 2021
Original Application Deadline: March 16th, 2021
Posted Date: January 13th, 2021
Creation Date: January 13th, 2021
Archive Date: December 9th, 2021
Total Program Funding: $3,685,500
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: January 14th, 2021
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.) - Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
This opportunity is also open to Federal government applicants.
Grant Announcement Contact
Molly Sperduto
[email protected]
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