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  • Jodie Alexander

Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program - Fiscal Year 2024; $6M Available – Due September 30, 2024

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Coastal Program - FY24


Fish and Wildlife Service

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Coastal Program is a voluntary, community-based program that provides technical and financial assistance primarily through cooperative agreements to coastal communities, conservation partners, and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. The Coastal Program staff coordinates with partners, stakeholders and other Service programs to identify geographic focus areas and develop habitat conservation goals and priorities within these focus areas. Geographic focus areas are where the Coastal Program directs resources to conserve Federal trust species and their habitats. Projects are developed in collaboration with partners, and with substantial involvement from Service field staff. Coastal Program projects must support the missions of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), and the Coastal Program, and be based on biological principles and the best available science.

The Coastal Program takes an adaptive approach to designing and implementing coastal ecosystem habitat protection and restoration strategies that anticipate and ameliorate the impacts of climate change and other environmental stressors. Coastal Program habitat improvement projects strive to increase coastal resiliency by improving the ability of coastal ecosystems to adapt to environmental changes and supporting natural and nature-based infrastructure projects to protect and enhance coastal habitats. Applicants seeking technical or financial assistance from the Coastal Program are requested to consult with the regional or local Coastal Program office BEFORE developing or submitting an application (Visit for Coastal Program contacts).


  • County governments

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

  • City or township governments

  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)

  • Independent school districts

  • Special district governments

  • For profit organizations other than small businesses

  • Small businesses

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

  • State governments

  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

  • Individuals

  • Private institutions of higher education

  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities

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September 30, 2024

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