Recovery Act-Coastal

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Recovery Act-Coastal: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is announcing the availability of funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for habitat restoration through the Coastal Program. Coastal ecosystems comprise less than 10 percent of the Nation's land area, but support far greater proportions of our living resources. Specifically, coastal areas support a much higher percentage of the Nation's threatened and endangered species, fishery resources, migratory songbirds, and migrating and wintering waterfowl.Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 additional funding is available for habitat restoration through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program. These Recovery Act funds are available for habitat restoration projects that address high priority wetland, upland, or riparian habitats in selected geographic areas. Projects must provide direct benefits to Federal Trust species (i.e., migratory birds, threatened and endangered species, inter-jurisdictional fish, certain marine mammals, and species of international concern. It is a goal of the program to secure at least 50 percent of project costs from non-Service sources, but this goal applies to the national program as a whole, and does not have to be achieved on a project-by-project basis. Funding above $25,000 for an individual project must be approved at the Washington Office level. If you are interested in requesting assistance for a potential habitat restoration project you must contact your local Coastal Program coordinator for information about funding and technical assistance availability. A listing of all Coastal Program coordinators is available at: http://www.fws.gov/coastal.
Federal Grant Title: Recovery Act-Coastal
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Recovery Act
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: ARRA-COASTAL-2009
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.656
CFDA Descriptions: Recovery Act Funds - Habitat Enhancement, Restoration and Improvement
Current Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2009
Posted Date: May 29, 2009
Creation Date: May 29, 2009
Archive Date: Oct 01, 2009
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Federal, State, interstate and intrastate agencies; local and tribal governments; public nonprofit institutes and organizations (such as conservation organizations, watershed councils, land trusts, schools and institutions of higher learning); U.S. territories and possessions; private landowners including individuals and businesses. The Coastal Program is geographically limited to its geographic focus areas -- only projects that address coastal habitat conservation in these specified areas can be funded. Contact your local Coastal Program coordinator if you are interested in requesting assistance for a coastal habitat conservation project.
Grant Announcement Contact
Chris Darnell Fish and Wildlife Biologist Phone 703-358-2236

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