Restore America's Estuaries 2021 Coastal Watersheds Grant

Opportunity Type: Funding

Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2021 National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant (NEP CWG) Request for Proposals (RFP). 

Now in its second year, the NEP CWG Program is a nationally competitive grants program designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the well-being of coastal and estuarine areas within determined estuaries of national significance. In 2020, the NEP CWG awarded more than $1.3 million to eight projects.  

RAE will select grantees through a two-step process: 1) Letters of Intent (LOI); and 2) full proposals by invitation only.

The submission period is now open – all LOI’s are due no later than June 7. 

Only projects occurring within the geographic eligibility areas may receive funding.