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Marine Turtle Conservation Fund: Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY 2024

Read the full details of this Funding Opportunity from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has published a Marine Turtle Conservation Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to support projects that deliver measurable results which conserve marine turtles in their habitats, conserve the nesting habitats, and address other threats to the survival of marine turtles.

Photo By/Credit: Rabon, David/USFWS

Information below from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service:

Applications may be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 PM EST on March 18, 2024, through GrantSolutions.gov, or alternatively through Grants.gov and must be submitted in English. Late applications will not be accepted.

For this Notice of Funding Opportunity, while all projects that work to implement one or more of the overall Service program goals are eligible for funding, marine turtle populations in the Pacific Ocean including Southeast Asia (as listed below) will be prioritized:

  • Loggerhead turtles: North Pacific and South Pacific populations 
  • Green turtles: Central South Pacific and Central West Pacific populations
  • Hawksbill turtles: Populations in the Pacific including Southeast Asia 
  • Leatherback turtles: Populations in the Pacific and Southeast Asia
  • Olive Ridley turtles: Populations in Southeast Asia

The approximate amount of funding available under this program is $2,000,000 USD. The amount of funding per federal award may range from $150,000 – $500,000 USD.

The amount of funding requested must match the scope of the activities, anticipated results, and the length of the project period. For multi-year projects, project activities should be clearly articulated in phases/years and support for future phases/years will be contingent on project performance, satisfactory reporting and financial management, and availability of program funds. The anticipated start dates for awards will be July 1, 2024 or later, and periods of performance may range from 3 – 5 years.

The expected award date is July 1, 2024.

Read full details of this Funding Opportunity

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service website to learn more about the Marine Turtle Conservation Fund

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