**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program's (CRCP) international efforts focus on strategic goals, objectives, regions, and specific coral reef conservation activities where the CRCP can have the greatest impact while building on NOAA strengths, partnerships, resources, and expertise. In FY 2022, the CRCP will accept applications for cooperative agreements and grants up to a two-year project period focused on building international capacity for the effective ecosystem-based management of coral reef ecosystems. Priority will be given to proposals that support the selected international priority objectives in each of the three main pillars from the Strategic Plan-2018:

1. Fisheries Pillar: Improve Fisheries Sustainability
2. Climate Pillar: Increase Resilience to Climate Change
3. Restoration Pillar: Restore Viable Coral Populations

Expected Amount of Funding: $1,000,000
Award Ceiling Amount: $300,000

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

Announcement: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335826