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National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program
Funding AgencyRestore America's Estuaries' and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
TitleNational Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program
DescriptionThe National Estuary Program (NEP) Coastal Watersheds Grant (CWG) Program is a nationally competitive grants program designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the well-being of coastal and estuarine areas within determined estuaries of national significance. Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) will be administering the NEP CWG Program in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a pass-through entity with funding provided under Cooperative Agreement 83967501. Grants awarded under this Request for Proposals (RFP) will be “subawards” for the purposes of 2 CFR 200. RAE will establish and manage the subawards in compliance with 2 CFR 200.331 and the terms of EPA Cooperative Agreement 83967501.The goals of the CWG Program are to:•Address urgent and challenging issues that threaten the ecological and economic well-being of coastal areas and estuaries;•Achieve on-the-ground or tangible quantifiable improvements in coastal and estuarine habitats conditions and the health of living resources;•Apply new or innovative approaches, practices, methods, or techniques for preventing, treating, and removing pollution entering estuaries; 2 •Establish or improve sustainable local capacity to protect and restore coastal watersheds and their living resources; and•Support and expand promising approaches for watershed resilience and adaptation.This program offers an opportunity to make meaningful, on-the-ground change via thoughtful, strategic decisions regarding projects. In addition, the program will encourage partnerships in order to build stronger, more resilient communities, particularly with respect to climate change, seal level rise, and related issues.This grant program funds projects within the 28 NEP watershed geographic areas and selected adjacent areas.
Amount $75,000-250,000
Application Deadline2021-06-07
Funding CycleAnnual
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