Marine Turtle Conservation Fund

The summary for the Marine Turtle Conservation Fund 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.
Marine Turtle Conservation Fund: The Marine Turtle Conservation Fund supports projects that promote the conservation of marine turtles by focusing on: Academic and technical training in the conservation and management of marine turtles; Applied research on marine turtle populations and their habitats, including surveys and monitoring; Conservation education and community outreach for the protection of nesting and near shore foraging populations; Development and execution of marine turtle conservation management plans; Habitat conservation and management; Information exchange to promote international collaboration; Projects to protect nesting females and eggs on important nesting beaches; Promotion of networks, partnerships and coalitions that assist in the implementation of conventions, treaties, protocols and other international activities for the conservation and management of marine turtles; Protected area/reserve management of important nesting beaches; Strengthening local capacity to implement conservation programs on nesting beaches; and Strengthening law enforcement capacity and forensics skills through training and equipment. Applicant organizations should be conducting project work directly on populations occurring outside the United States, or the results of research should have direct bearing on and benefits for marine turtle populations outside the United States. Applied research projects should address specific management needs and actions.
Federal Grant Title: Marine Turtle Conservation Fund
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: MTCF08
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.645
CFDA Descriptions: Marine Turtle Conservation Fund
Current Application Deadline: April 1st, 2008
Original Application Deadline: April 1st, 2008
Posted Date: September 19th, 2007
Creation Date: September 19th, 2007
Archive Date: May 01, 2008
Total Program Funding: $650,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: September 19th, 2007
Category Explanation
Wildlife Conservation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Individuals - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by any government agencies responsible for marine turtle conservation and protection and any other organization with demonstrated experience in marine turtle conservation.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Earl Possardt

Marine Turtle Conservation Program []
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