Federal Funding Opportunities

RESTORE Act Direct Component - Non-Construction Activities

Applications Due: September 28, 2018

Department of the Treasury

Treasury is publishing multiple funding opportunity notices as part of the RESTORE Act. This announcement applies only to the Direct Component, and is only for applications for eligible non-construction activities, including projects with or without a non-federal share for another federally funded project. This announcement also includes planning assistance needed to prepare the Multiyear Implementation Plan (Multiyear Plan) required by the RESTORE Act. For eligible activities involving construction and/or acquisition of real property, applicants should refer to the construction and real property acquisition funding opportunity announcement.

Trust Fund amounts are available to carry out eligible activities described in the RESTORE Act. These are:
  1. Restoration and protection of the natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine and wildlife habitats, beaches and coastal wetlands of the Gulf Coast region. 
  2. Mitigation of damage to fish, wildlife and natural resources. 
  3. Implementation of a federally approved marine, coastal, or comprehensive conservation management plan, including fisheries monitoring. 
  4. Workforce development and job creation. 
  5. Improvements to or on State parks located in coastal areas affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
  6. Infrastructure projects benefiting the economy or ecological resources, including port infrastructure. 
  7. Coastal flood protection and related infrastructure. 
  8. Planning assistance. 
  9. Administrative costs. 
  10. Promotion of tourism in the Gulf Coast region, including recreational fishing. 
  11. Promotion of the consumption of seafood harvested from the Gulf Coast region. 

Estimated Total Program Funding:  $87,310,315

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