External Funding Opportunities

This page lists other funding opportunities for your fisheries conservation and research projects outside of FishAmerica. This is by no means a complete or comprehensive list of sites but is a great place to start. At any point in time, any organization may or may not have relevant funding opportunities.

If you would like to add your funding opportunity to this page, please contact us at fafgrants@asafishing.org.


Deadline: On-going application process
Funding Range: Various
Contact: Contact Center, 800-518-4726, support@grants.gov
Website: http://www.grants.gov
Details: Grants.gov is the source to find and apply for federal grants. It is a central storehouse for information on more than 1,000 federal grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

NOAA: Community-based Marine Debris Removal Grants
Deadline: November 2, 2015
Funding Range: $15,000-$350,000
Website: http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/funding/funding-opportunities
Details: The purpose of these grants are to provide funding to support locally-driven, marine debris prevention, assessment, and removal projects that will benefit coastal habitat, waterways, and NOAA trust resources. To apply for funding, click here.


Anne Arundel Community Tree Planting Mini Grant (MD)
Deadline: Until funds are depleted
Funding Range: Up to $2,500
Website: http://www.cbtrust.org/
Details: The purpose of this grant is to provide small, community-based grants (less than $2,500) to help communities and organizations increase the number of trees and tree canopies in neighborhoods, parks and communities throughout Anne Arundel County, Md.

National Geographic Conservation Trust Grant Application
Deadline: N/A
Funding Range: $15,000 to $20,000
Website: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
Details: The objective of the Conservation Trust is to support conservation activities around the world as they fit within the mission of the National Geographic Society. The trust will fund projects that contribute significantly to the preservation and sustainable use of the Earth’s biological, cultural, and historical resources.


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