The information below will assist applicants in applying for funding through the NOAA Restoration Center, including developing proposals. This information is not required to submit a proposal. Requirements are stated in the Federal Funding Opportunity posted at Grants.gov.
Supplemental Application Instructions for Restoration Center Applications (pdf, 1MB)
Program Priorities for Habitat Restoration Grants
These are potentially useful tools, but not required documents under any Federal Funding Opportunity.
Example Budget Narrative for Restoration Center Applications (pdf, 1MB)
Example SF-424A for Restoration Center Applications (pdf)
Budget Templates (zip, 88KB)
Federal Funding Opportunities published by the NOAA Restoration Center contain requirements for monitoring and data management. The following information may be referenced in Federal Funding Opportunities.
Habitat Restoration Monitoring Overview
NOAA RC Tier 1 Monitoring Guidance (pdf, 22KB)
Guidance for Data Management Plans (pdf, 86KB)
Most grants awarded by NOAA require some form of environmental compliance. These are the Office of Habitat Conservation’s environmental compliance resources.
Environmental Compliance Resources
The NOAA Restoration Center has received approval from the Office of Management and Budget to use the following report forms for our grants. These forms will be provided to successful applicants by a Federal Program Officer, or through the Grants Online system.
Example Project Performance Report and Administration Report Forms (pdf)
Example Report Form Instructions (pdf, 155KB)
Example SF-425 Financial Report Form