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Atlantic Salmon Habitat Restoration Partnership Grants

Funding Opportunities

Publication Date: 2020

Modification Date: Fri 26 Feb 2021 12:42:35 PM

Contributors: Matt Bernier

Habitat restoration projects selected through this funding opportunity will contribute to the recovery of the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of Atlantic salmon, a federally-listed endangered species and a NOAA Species in the Spotlight

Atlantic salmon are an iconic species of the Northeast. They once returned by the hundreds of thousands to most major rivers along the northeastern United States. Now, they only return in small numbers to rivers in central and eastern Maine. 

Degraded habitat is one of the largest obstacles facing the recovery of threatened and endangered species like Atlantic salmon. Through funding and technical assistance, the NOAA Restoration Center supports projects that restore the habitats that threatened and endangered species need to survive


Application Process

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education, non-profits, commercial (for profit) organizations, U.S. territories, and state, local, and Native American tribal governments.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply through the website. A complete standard NOAA financial assistance application package should be submitted in accordance with the guidelines in the Federal Funding Opportunity announcement posted to Each application must include the application forms from the SF-424 form family.



  • February 9: Publication of funding opportunity.
  • March 8: Public webinar for potential applicants.
  • April 12: Deadline for proposal submissions.
  • April - June: Application review period.
  • June 30: Recommended applications submitted to NOAA’s Grants Management Division.
  • July: Public announcement of recommended applications. Notifications made to unsuccessful applicants.
  • July - September: Awards finalized by NOAA Grants Official and award recipients formally notified.
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