Foundation / Corporation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
04/25/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Grants starting at $30,000 to Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, educational institutions, tribes, and individuals to address the impact of derelict fishing gear on priority coastal and marine environments. Funding is intended for removal efforts and innovation in gear technology to reduce the loss of gear at sea and the impacts of lost gear on threatened and endangered marine wildlife and the habitats they depend on.
Grants will target areas in U.S. coastal waters with a priority for areas that have been identified and prioritized for derelict fishing gear prevention, reduction, and gear technology innovation in state or regional plans, such as state marine debris action plans or as part of species or habitat conservation plans. Priority locations include, the Gulf of Maine in areas that are identified as priority for northern right whales, the Chesapeake Bay with targeted benefits to blue crab, the Puget Sound to benefit killer whales and Chinook salmon, and in Hawaii within the borders of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
For Program Priorities, please see the RFP in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 154546
The majority of awards under this program will fall in the range of $30,000 - $300,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Hawaii; Maine; Maryland; Virginia; Washington