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Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership - APNEP- Grants

Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership

Resources & Opportunities for Grant Applicants

APNEP Grants 

There are currently no open requests for proposals from APNEP.
 

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Grants and Assistance from Other Organizations 

Deadline February 19

NFWF Resilient Communities Program RFP

This program is designed to help communities prepare for future environmental challenges by enhancing community capacity to plan and implement resiliency projects and improve the protections afforded by natural ecosystems by investing in green infrastructure and other measures. The program will focus on water quality and quantity declines, forest health concerns, and sea level rise. The program will emphasize community inclusion and assistance to traditionally underserved populations in vulnerable areas. Grants are in the $200K-$500K range.
 
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Deadline March 8

2019 EPA Environmental Justice Small Grants

This program awards grants that support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities. The EJSG program will award approximately $1.5 million nationwide for this competitive opportunity. EPA anticipates awarding approximately 50 grants (5 per EPA region) of up to $30,000 each. These grants are for one-year projects.
 
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Deadline March 15

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission - Shellfish Aquaculture Research Consortia RFP

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission), in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is seeking proposals to form regionally focused research consortia that will address critical research needs surrounding shellfish aquaculture. While oysters are a priority species, proposals for any shellfish species will be accepted.

For FY19, Congressional funds are available to support ongoing research for off-bottom shellfish production in coastal areas. Research should focus on shellfish genetics, disease, seed production and transport, environmental interactions and impacts, regulatory challenges, and socioeconomic modeling. Additionally, regional partnerships are encouraged to classify and preserve natural genetic variation in shellfish.

NOAA Fisheries, through the Commission, is making $880,000 available for the funding period of August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020. The Commission plans to award funding to support up to two consortia that can justify and demonstrate the greatest collaborative efforts with various investigators and stakeholders. Any consortium seeking support for this period must submit, as a single file, an electronic proposal by email no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 15, 2019. Please see the Request for Proposals (RFP) for complete proposal details, qualifying requirements, and submission instructions.
 
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Deadline May 3

FY2019 319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant RFP

Proposals are now being solicited for projects that implement a DWR-approved watershed restoration plan to restore the water quality of waters impaired by nonpoint source (NPS) pollution. Approximately $1.2 million of federal funds are available for water quality restoration projects. Funds are provided by the US Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to Section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act.
 
 

Ongoing:

Water Resources Development Grant ProgramThe purpose of this program is to provide cost-share grants and technical assistance to local governments throughout the state. Applications for grants are accepted for seven purposes: General Navigation, Recreational Navigation, Water Management, Stream Restoration, Land Acquisition and Facility Development for Water-Based Recreation, NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) stream restoration projects and Feasibility/Engineering Studies. There are two grant cycles per fiscal year; the application deadlines are June 30 and Dec. 31.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Grant Manager Amin Davis for assistance in developing a competitive grant application.

 

FY 2017 Economic Development Assistance Programs Funding Opportunity (No Deadlines)

The Economic Development Administration's (EDA's) mission is to lead the Federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for economic growth and success in the worldwide economy. EDA supports development in economically distressed areas of the United States by fostering job creation and attracting private investment. Specifically, under the Economic Development Assistance programs (EDAP) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), EDA will make construction, non-construction, and revolving loan fund investments under the Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) Programs. Through the EDAP NOFA, EDA solicits applications from rural and urban communities to develop initiatives that advance new ideas and creative approaches to address rapidly evolving economic conditions.

There are no submission deadlines under this opportunity. Proposals and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new EDAP FFO.

Grant Databases

In addition to detailing specific grant opportunities, APNEP also maintains a list of grant databases.

EPA Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection

The Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection website is a searchable database of financial assistance sources (grants, loans, cost-sharing) available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects.

Grants.gov

A comprehensive source for federal grants.

NC Division of Water Resources: Financial Resources for Watersheds

A comprehensive source and summary of over 30 watershed and water quality grants, cost shares, and loans including 319, 205j, Clean Water Management Trust Fund, NC Environmental Enhancement Grants, NRCS, Ag-cost-share, and others.

NC Department of Environmental Quality Financial Assistance

This listing provides a list of grant opportunities, tax credits, and other financial assistance available from the NC Department of Environmental Quality Divisions including land use planning, coastal public access, Division of Marine Fisheries Coastal Recreational Fishing License, and Division of Coastal Management Pumpout Program.

NC Office of Environmental Education and Public Affairs Grant Database

Visit the North Carolina Office of Environmental Education and Public Affairs grants page to learn about environmental education grant opportunities from public and private sources.

NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation Grant Database

NOAA awards grants and cooperative agreements to support research and conservation initiatives coordinated by state and local governments, non-profits, colleges and universities. Opportunities available in the APNEP region include NOAA's Community-based Restoration Program, Open Rivers Initiative, and Restoration Partnerships.

UNC Environmental Finance Center Resources

Summary of NC water, wastewater and stormwater funding programs.

Atlantic Fish Coastal Habitat Partnership

List of funding opportunities maintained by the Atlantic Fish Coastal Habitat Partnership.

North Carolina Sea Grant Funding Opportunities

Provides grants that support research on important topics to NOAA and North Carolina coastal stakeholders. In addition, we support fellowships that train our current graduate students to become next-generation marine science and coastal researchers.

Water Resources Research Institute Funding Opportunities

Grants include: USGS-WRRI 104(b) Grants Graduate Student RFP USGS 104(G) Grants IWR RFP UWC & SWG Mini-Grants

 

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