June 17, 2015
September 23, 2015
Land Commissioner George P. Bush expects to award approximately $1.8 million for §306/306A coastal projects under Grant Cycle #21. The pre-proposal deadline is June 17, 2015 and the final application deadline is September 23, 2015, with a proposed project start date of October 2016. Submission of the pre-proposal is only required if you would like written comments on your pre-proposal. The requirements to receive federal grant funds are outlined in the CMP Cycle #21 Grant Guidance document.
The Commissioner will accept applications for both construction and non-construction projects that address critical habitat enhancement, coastal hazards response, public access, waterfront revitalization, ecotourism development, permit streamlining, local planning assistance, and water sediment quantity and quality.
Applicants must provide a local or third party match to comply with federal matching requirements. Applicants contributing cash must provide a local match of at least 25% of total project costs. Applicants contributing in-kind services, donations, indirect costs, and/or third party assistance must provide a match of at least 50% of total project costs.
To submit pre-proposals or final applications, you must register to receive a user ID and password. Applications must be submitted electronically. Facsimiles or hard copies of pre-proposals or final applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be scored.