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  • Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program

    NFWF’s Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP) supports conservation projects that enhance coastal habitats of the Gulf of Mexico and bolster priority fish and wildlife populations, while strengthening resilience within the coastal region. The program supports priority conservation needs of the Gulf that are not otherwise expected to be funded under NFWF’s Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund or other funding opportunities associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (e.g., RESTORE Act, Natural Resource Damage Assessment, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, etc.). The program seeks to advance innovative restoration concepts and approaches, and fund species and habitat projects benefitting Gulf coastal ecosystems and communities.

    This program’s overall annual funding level is approximately $3 - $5 million and individual grant awards range typically between $50,000 and $250,000.

    The GCCGP builds on existing and new partnerships, with major funding provided by the Shell Marine Habitat Program, Southern Company’s Power of Flight Program, SeaWorld’s Ocean Health Initiative, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and other sources.


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