The purpose of this notice is to solicit grant proposals from eligible organizations to implement activities that enhance the hazards resilience of coastal communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Proposals submitted in response to this announcement shall provide beneficial public outcomes for
coastal communities related to addressing existing and future risks to the natural environment, infrastructure, local economies, and vulnerable populations.
Proposals must also leverage, enhance, or create a human or technical network in which one or more coastal hazard issues can be addressed through enhanced communication, cooperation, coordination, and/or collaboration.
Proposals must include a range of partners from various institutions, disciplines, and sectors at the local, state, tribal and federal level.
Eligible funding applicants are:
regional authorities, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, Indian Tribal governments, and state, county and local governments.
The proposed activities of the funding applicants must support of the recovery of communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, or Maryland.