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Funding Opportunities

Texas Coastal Management Program Grant Application

The Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office is soliciting applications for projects that address environmental concerns and promote economic development within the Texas coastal zone. The Coastal Management Program (CMP) Grant Cycle 27 involves a competitive pre-proposal process followed by an invitation-only final application for those applying for traditional, NOAA-funded CMP projects. Final applications for CMP Projects of Special Merit (PSM), which will be entirely funded with Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Action (GOMESA) funds, are also being accepted.

Important Submittal Dates

Pre-proposals must be received electronically by 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2021.

Submission of a pre-proposal is REQUIRED for all applications proposing a traditional, NOAA-funded CMP project.

Full, final applications for PSM are also due electronically by 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2021.

If selected, applicants for traditional, NOAA-funded CMP projects will receive an invitation to submit a final application in August 2021.

By invitation-only final applications for NOAA-funded CMP projects are due October 6, 2021. 

Grant Workshops

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s workshops will be held virtually and in partnership with the Coastal Erosion Planning Response Act (CEPRA) program. Workshops attendees will have the opportunity to learn about both the CMP and CEPRA funding opportunities and interact with GLO project managers.

Workshops will occur:

Please click the registration links above for the workshop you’d like to attend. Identical information will be shared at both workshops. You must register to attend by Monday, March 22, 2021.

If you have difficulty registering or have questions, please contact Julie McEntire at or Kevin Frenzel at  

Application Materials

Grant Projects Listing Website

The Texas General Land Office has created a user-friendly, searchable website dedicated to grant projects so you can find information about the many projects receiving funding along the Texas coast. You can search by primary funding source or choose from many filtering options.

Go To Grant Projects Listing Website

Texas Coastal Management Program Cycle 26 Workshop 2020

CMP Financial Webinar 2018

Coastal Erosion Planning Response Act (CEPRA)

Applications considered for funding include studies and projects intended to address habitat restoration, coastal erosion, mitigate the effect of coastal erosion, or maintain or enhance beach stability or width.


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The Texas General Land Office oversees the administration and distribution of GOMESA funds to support projects that meet GOMESA authorized uses, Coastal Management Program (CMP) or Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) Program goals and objectives, and priorities identified in the Texas Coastal Resiliency Master Plan.