Funding Opportunities 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

The Office for Coastal Management’s competitive grant announcements can be found on 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
Dates of Interest
Letters of Intent or Pre-applications Proposal Deadline Earliest Start Date
Office for Coastal Management – National Estuarine Research Reserve System Fiscal Year 2022 – FY2023 Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowships for the National Estuarine Research Reserve System N/A 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, December 10, 2021 August 1, 2022
NOAA-wide announcement FY2021 to FY2023 NOAA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). 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 Fiscal Year 2021-2023 appropriations. N/A 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, May 15, 2022 October 1, 2022

All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. Eastern time unless noted.

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 users (pdf)