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NOAA international coral conservation grants

An opportunity for funding of international coral reef projects is now available through NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program, which was published in the Federal government grants website on July 1, 2005 (Federal Funding Opportunity Number: NOS-IPO-2006-2000331).

Credit: U.S. National Marine Sanctuary Program

The international grant information is available through the links below. Applications for funding are DUE TO NOAA/NOS International Program Office on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 by 11:59 p.m.

The Fiscal Year 2006 Federal Funding Opportunity provides specific information on the eligibility, proposal content, etc., for each of the four international project categories included in this year’s funding. To access the PDF file of this Federal Funding Opportunity – Click here . Please access this announcement for all details since this web site is designed to provide only a general description of the program.

The International Grant Program has four project categories:

1. Promote Watershed Management in the Wider Caribbean, Brazil, and Bermuda

2. Regional Enhancement of Marine Protected Area Management Effectiveness

3. Encourage the Development of National Systems of Marine Protected Areas in the Wider Caribbean, Bermuda, Brazil, and Southeast Asia

4. Promote Regional Socio-Economic Training and Monitoring in Coral Reef Management in the Wider Caribbean, Brazil, Bermuda, East Africa, South Pacific, and Southeast Asia

For further information about the international coral grants, please write to: or call 301-713-3078 x218.

Sara-Lise Haith
Sara-Lise Haith
Sara-Lise is the former News Editor for She is based in Dubai.