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Fisheries Innovation Fund 2018 Request for Proposals
Monday, April 16, 2018

Fisheries Innovation Fund 2018 Request for Proposals

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will award grants to foster innovation and support effective participation of fishermen and fishing communities in the implementation of sustainable fisheries in the U.S. NFWF anticipates awarding up to $950,000 through this solicitation. This solicitation also makes available funding provided through Community Service funds (arising from a federal environmental prosecution for benefits to marine wildlife and habitats).

The Fisheries Innovation Fund was created through a partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Successful proposals will develop and carry out innovative approaches that:

Promote full utilization of Annual Catch Limits and minimize bycatch of overfished species and/or endangered, threatened, and candidate species;

Develop and implement market, research, training, or strategic planning measures to build capacity and improve sustainability of U.S. fishing businesses and communities;

Support improvements to recreational fisheries conservation and management;

Support implementation of marine aquaculture.

Pre Proposal Due Date: Monday, May 14, 2018

Full Proposal Due Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

For details and instructions, see the announcement.


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