Marine Turtle Conservation Fund

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Marine Turtle Conservation Fund: The Marine Turtle Conservation Fund is soliciting proposals for the conservation of marine turtles (Chelonia mydas, Caretta caretta, Dermochelys coriacea, Eretmochelys imbricata, Lepidochelys olivacea, Lepidochelys kempii) throughout their range outside of the United States and its territories. The U.S. Government enacted the Marine Turtle Conservation Act (MTCA) of 2004 in response to the decline of many marine turtle populations worldwide and the serious threats to their long-term survival. The primary purpose of the Act is to provide financial support for projects that conserve nesting populations and habitat and address other threats to the survival of marine turtles in foreign countries. The goal of this program is to reduce threats to marine turtles in their natural habitat. Proposals should identify specific conservation actions that have a high likelihood of creating lasting benefits. Project activities that emphasize data collection and status assessment should describe a direct link to management action, and explain how lack of information has been a key limiting factor for management action in the past. Proposals that do not identify how actions will reduce threats or that do not demonstrate a strong link between data collection and management action will be disqualified. Proposed project work should occur within the species range, outside of the United States. If work is to be conducted outside of the species range, the proposal should show a clear relevance to its conservation. To the extent that it provides clear, direct support for the program objectives above, proposed work may also relate to climate change adaptation, mitigation and education.
Federal Grant Title: Marine Turtle Conservation Fund
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Community Development Education Environment Natural Resources Other Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F16AS00378
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.645
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: October 2nd, 2016
Original Application Deadline: October 2nd, 2016
Posted Date: August 2nd, 2016
Creation Date: August 2nd, 2016
Archive Date: October 4th, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $80,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 40
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 2nd, 2016
Category Explanation
Wildlife Conservation - proposed project work should occur within the species range, outside of the United States. If work is to be conducted outside of the species range, the proposal should show a clear relevance to its conservation.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.fws.gov/international/grants-and-reporting/how-to-apply.html
Grant Announcement Contact
Forrest Miller 703-358-2259
forrest_miller@fws.gov

forrest_miller@fws.gov
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