Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund

Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Program: Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund
Entity: National Fish & Wildlife Foundation & the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Location: Multiple locations
Webinar: May 9, 2024
Deadline: July 26, 2024

Description:
“On April 23, the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, in partnership with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Marine Debris Program, announced a request for proposals under the Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund. The fund will invest approximately $6 million in grants for marine debris assessment, removal, restoration, & disposal activities in coastal communities in Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, & South Carolina impacted by the 2022 hurricane season. The Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund will support projects that address marine debris that was caused by or moved by Hurricanes Fiona, Ian, Nicole, & Typhoon Merbok. Projects will prevent further damage to sensitive coastal habitats & species & reduce the impacts of marine debris on communities infrastructure, assets of economic importance, & navigation safety.”

Eligibility:
-Eligible applicants include nonprofit 501(c) organizations, state & territorial government agencies, local governments, municipal governments, commercial (for-profit) organizations, Tribal Governments & Organizations, or educational institutions.
-Tribal governments include all Native American tribal governments (both federally recognized tribes & those tribes that are not federally recognized).
-For-profit applicants: please note that this is a request for grant proposals, not a procurement of goods & services; see the Budget section for specific cost considerations.
-As this program will award grants of Federal financial assistance funds, applicants must be able to comply with the OMB guidance in subparts A through F of 2 CFR 200 (OMB Uniform Guidance).

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