Funding / Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

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
Office for Coastal Management – NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program FY22-23 CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Grants and Cooperative Agreements N/A 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, December 1, 2021 October 1, 2022
Office for Coastal Management – National Coastal Zone Management Program Coastal Zone Management Projects of Special Merit Competition – Fiscal Year 2022 N/A 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, December 3, 2021 October 1, 2022
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
Office for Coastal Management – National Estuarine Research Reserve System National Estuarine Research Reserve System Land Acquisition and Construction Program for Fiscal Year 2022 N/A 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, February 11, 2022 July 1, 2022
Office for Coastal Management – NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program Coral Reef Conservation Program Domestic Capacity-Building Partnerships 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, December 10, 2021 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, February 11, 2022 October 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 Grants.gov users (pdf)