NCRF Field Liaison Support

Southern Oregon coast


Throwe Environmental (TE) and Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS) have contracted with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to serve as Field Liaisons for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF). TE is a consulting organization that assists state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and businesses in finding innovative and effective solutions to a broad array of environmental challenges. NAFWS is an organization that specializes in assisting Tribal Organizations and will be providing technical support and proposal feedback to tribal applicants.

Technical assistance available from the Field Liaison team includes 

  • Helping communities identify and construct competitive proposals
  • Following up with applicants that did not receive NCRF funding
  • Supporting existing grantees through check-ins and troubleshooting

Learn more about Throwe Environmental’s work with NCRF here. Learn more about NAFWS's work here.


Contact the Field Liaison team via the emails below.

Proposal Idea in … Contact…
General Inquiries

Christopher Cortina – 

Tribal Inquiries Megan Hawkins –
Northeastern states (ME, MA, CT, RI, NY) Kim Groff –
Mid-Atlantic states (NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA) Kim Groff –
Southeastern and Gulf States (NC to TX) Sarah Whitehouse –
West Coast/Pacific Northwest Primary: Joanne Throwe – 
Secondary: Mark Belton –
Alaska     Mark Belton –
Great Lakes Kyle Gray –
Hawai'i, Caribbean and Pacific Islands Dan Nees –