OFFICE FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT

Funding Opportunities

Grants.gov is the website used by federal agencies to announce and process grant opportunities. Announcements for continuing and grant programs including any amendments are posted on Grants.gov.

The Office for Coastal Management’s competitive grant announcements can be found on Grants.gov by searching under the following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CDFA) numbers:

Table 1.0: Open or Recent NOAA Grant Announcements

Grant Opportunities Federal Funding Opportunity Announcements
(posted on Grants.gov)
Dates of Interest
Letters of Intent or Pre-applications Proposal Deadline Earliest Start Date
National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Collaborative Science Program - for more information, read the “Frequently Asked Questions” document or review the presentation , questions asked , and audio from a public webinar where applicants were able to ask questions National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Collaborative Science Program 2019 (PDF, 75KB) 5:00 p.m.
Eastern time,
October 10, 2018
11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
December 3, 2018
October 1, 2019
Office for Coastal Management – NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program FY19-20 CRCP State and Territorial Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements (PDF, 88KB) 11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
October 11, 2018
11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
February 14, 2019
July 1, 2019
NOAA-wide announcement FY2018 – FY2020 NOAA Broad Agency Announcement (PDF, 323 KB). The notice requests proposals for special projects and programs associated with NOAA's strategic plan and mission goals. This broad agency announcement is a mechanism to encourage research, education and outreach, innovative projects, or sponsorships that are not addressed through NOAA competitive discretionary programs. It is not a mechanism for awarding congressionally directed funds. Funding for potential projects in this notice is contingent upon the availability of Fiscal Year 2018, Fiscal Year 2019, and Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations. N/A 11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
May 15, 2019
If found meritorious, generally 3 to 6 months after submission

Table 2.0: Archive of selected NOAA competitive federal funding opportunities (FFOs).

Information about NOAA Office for Coastal Management grants (pdf)
Guidance for first-time Grants.gov users (pdf)