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 Proposal Deadline Earliest Start Date
Office for Coastal Management – National Coastal Zone Management Program Coastal Zone Management Projects of Special Merit Competition – Fiscal Year 2018 (PDF, TBD KB) FFO NOAA-NOS-OCM-2018-2005389 is planned for posting on Grants.gov in October N/A TBD October 1, 2018
Office for Coastal Management – Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Hawaii Program Fiscal Year 2018 Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Hawaii Program (PDF, TBD KB) FFO NOAA-NOS-OCM-2018-2005344 is planned for posting on Grants.gov in October N/A 6:59 p.m.
Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time /
11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
January 25, 2018
August 1, 2018
Office for Coastal Management – National Estuarine Research Reserve System National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Land Acquisition and Construction Program for Fiscal Year 2018 (PDF, TBD KB) FFO NOAA-NOS-OCM-2018-2005340 is planned for posting on Grants.gov in October N/A 11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
February 1, 2018
July 1, 2018
Office for Coastal Management – NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) Fiscal Year 2018-2019 CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements (PDF, 79KB) 11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
November 13, 2017
11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
February 15, 2018
October 1, 2018
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, 2018
If found meritorious, generally 3 to 6 months after submission
NOAA-wide announcement FY2016 to FY2017 NOAA Broad Agency Announcement (PDF, 53KB). N/A 11:59 p.m.
Eastern time,
September 30, 2017
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)