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 purpose of this competitive grants program is to assist in the conservation of marine turtles by supporting the following activities: academic and technical training in the conservation and management of marine turtles; applied research on marine turtle populations and their habitat including surveys and monitoring; conservation education and community outreach for the protection of nesting and near shore foraging habitat; 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 areas/reserve management of important nesting beaches; strengthening of local capacity to implement conservation programs on nesting beaches; and strengthening law enforcement capacity and forensic skills through training and equipment. Due to the limited funding available and the desire to support diverse projects, preference will be given to proposals requesting $50,000 or less. Higher amounts may be requested with appropriate justification.
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: MTCF09
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.645
CFDA Descriptions: Marine Turtle Conservation Fund
Current Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Oct 01, 2008
Posted Date: Sep 15, 2008
Creation Date: Jan 26, 2009
Archive Date: May 01, 2009
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Wildlife Conservation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
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

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