Coastal Program

The Coastal Program takes an adaptive approach to designing and implementing coastal habitat protection and restoration strategies that anticipate and ameriorate the impacts of climate change and other environmental stressors. Coastal Program habitat improvement projects strive to increase coastal resiliency by improving the ability of coastal ecosystems to adapt to environmental changes and supporting natural and nature-based infrastructure projects to protect and enhance coastal habitats.

The Coastal Program also supports the vision of the DOI’s America the Beautiful initiative.

Funding Agency

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



up to $200,000 max

Funding Cycle


Application Deadline

September 30, 2023