Coastal Zone Management Administration Awards

Incentive Type: Grant Program
Infrastructure, Technology, Health And Safety
Eligible Sector:
Financial Incentive
Time Period:
FY 2015
Governing Body: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
What’s it worth?: $6.5 million (est.)

The Coastal Zone Management Administration Awards are used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to guide coastal conservation and management efforts through diverse efforts. Eligible applicants include any state or territorial CMP that has NOAA approval. Funding varies typically between $795,000 to $2.3 million. Program priorities include hazards and ocean and great lakes resources; funds may be used for the following:

  • Personnel
  • Supplies & Overhead
  • Equipment
  • Travel
  • Projects
  • Studies
  • Reports
  • Pass-through or contractual cost

– Contracts
– Sub-awards
– Personal service contracts
– Memoranda of agreement/understanding
– Other passthrough funding

Funding is based on priority according to NOAA with award period to be no more than three years. Eligible applicants should submit an application electronically on the website; however under special circumstances applications may be submitted through the postal service. Applications include:

  • Project description
  • Timetable
  • Activities description
  • Sub-awardees identification
  • Fiscal needs
  • Technical needs
  • Application for federal assistance form
  • Budget information
  • Assurances
  • Certifications
  • Lobbying Activities Disclosure forms

More information with an example template may be found on the NOAA website.