Maine Department of Marine Resources
05/03/21 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $30,000 to Maine local governments for projects that positively impact the economies and environments of coastal towns and townships. Funding is intended to support activities involving harbor and waterfront management, developing harbor and shore areas, and planning for climate resiliency. For this grant round, emphasis is placed on coastal waterfront climate resilience with a focus on projects that advance the recommendations identified in Maine Won’t Wait: A Four-Year Plan for Climate Action.
Funds may be used for the development of plans for waterfront facilities and amenities, harbor and mooring plans, waterfront vulnerability assessments and resiliency plans, development of regulatory and non-regulatory approaches to waterfront conservation and improvement, development of planning studies for public and working access, development of plans and designs for harbor improvements, and development of management plans for municipal waterfront facilities.
Potential Funding Activities:
Applicants are encouraged to consider projects that contribute to multi-town or regional planning and resource management efforts such as addressing shared bay-wide harbor management and use issues, enhancing efforts to acquire and/or secure public recreational and working access to tidal waters, supporting marine resource management activities, advancing strategic waterfront land conservation planning efforts, and contributing to waterfront develop efforts for public access.
GrantWatch ID#: 143194
The maximum award is $30,000 and the minimum award is $5,000.
Projects must begin by August 31, 2021, and be completed by December 31, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications to Allison Potter at email@example.com with ‘Shore and Harbor Grant Application’ in the subject line.
Direct questions to Allison Potter at the email address above with the subject line “Shore and Harbor Grants – Questions.”
Maine Department of Marine Resources
Maine Coastal Program
21 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333
Coastal town list and map: https://www.maine.gov/dmr/mcp/about/coastal-zone-map.htm
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