NEP Watersheds Grant Application – Full Proposals

The National Estuary Program (NEP) Watersheds Grant (WG) Program is a nationally competitive grants program designed to support projects that address urgent, emerging, and challenging issues threatening the well-being of estuaries within the 28 NEP location boundary areas.

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General Information

Organization address(Required)
Point of contact(Required)
Project lead name (if different from LOI point of contact)
If the account is in the process of being renewed, please enter the most recent expiration date. If the account is being created, please use 01/01/2000 as a placeholder.
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Use only numbers and do not include dashes or hyphens.

Project Information

Location of project: state, city, zip code, and street address(Required)
If no physical address, please list closest physical address to location
Example: Skagit River, Galveston Bay, etc.
If you are requesting a waiver for the non-federal match requirement, please provide, at a minimum: your organization’s budget for current fiscal year; what community/ies the organization serves and engages; and impact of waiver on likelihood of project implementation.

Signature of Authorized Representative

Please provide the information and signature of the authorized organizational representative (e.g., executive director, board chair, town manager, etc.) – note that this signature needs to come from someone with authority to approve the project and the needed administrative support and/or staffing but does not necessarily to be the head of the entire organization. For example, a department chair at a university will suffice and the president’s signature is not needed.
Please upload the signature of the authorized representative, either as a standalone signature or as part of a letter that describes the project and their approval.
Max. file size: 50 MB.

Project Details

Please select the primary RFP priority addressed by the proposed project.
Max. file size: 50 MB.
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    Please upload a file that contains a budget table similar to the one on page 15 of the RFP, along with a budget narrative. Please refer to the RFP (pages 12 through 15) for guidance, particularly with respect to the cost categories.
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      Photos, schematics, letters of support, etc. The full proposal provides the opportunity to include additional supplementary information, such as photos, site drawings, or brief supporting documents, with the intent of providing reviewers more context and information regarding the project. Maximum file size of 50 MB.
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        You are welcome to provide additional information as needed or desired. 200 word maximum.