Resources for NOAA Restoration Center Applicants
The information below will help applicants apply for funding through the NOAA Restoration Center. It will also aid applicants and grantees in understanding and meeting the many requirements involved in applying for and receiving federal funding.
Restoration Application Guidance
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 Notice of Funding Opportunity posted at Grants.gov.
Supplemental Guidance for NOAA Restoration Center Applications (PDF, 15 pages).
Restoration Budget Guidance
These are potentially useful tools, but not required documents under any Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Example SF-424A for Restoration Center Applications (PDF, 3 pages).
Budget Templates (ZIP, 102KB).
Restoration Monitoring and Data Management
Notices of Funding Opportunities published by the NOAA Restoration Center contain requirements for monitoring and data management. The following information may be referenced in Notices of Funding Opportunities.
NOAA Restoration Center Tier 1 Monitoring Guidance (PDF, 18 pages).
Guidance for Data Management Plans (PDF, 2 pages).
Most grants awarded by NOAA require some form of environmental compliance. These are the Office of Habitat Conservation’s 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, 14 pages).
Example Performance Progress Report Instructions (PDF, 10 pages).
Example SF-425 Financial Report Form (PDF, 7 pages).