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National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) Webinars

Throwe Environmental has been contracted by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) as the Field Liaison for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), and has made it a priority to spread awareness of the NCRF funding opportunity and its potential to help coastal communities reduce their vulnerability to flooding and erosion issues, while also enhancing fish and wildlife habitat. In doing so, Throwe Environmental is teaming up with several outstanding organizations to enhance communities’ capacities to compete for various federal funding opportunities, including NCRF. To learn more about these events, please contact us at ncrf@throwe-environmental.com

UPCOMING WEBINARS:

“Funding Basics for Great Lakes Communities: Crafting Competitive Proposals for NCRF and Beyond”

Date: December 7, 2021, 1:00pm-2:00pm EST

Partners: New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC), Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center

Description: Presenters will apply key tips to various funding opportunities, including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF). NCRF’s team of Field Liaisons, Throwe Environmental, will be available to help you understand how communities can take advantage of the NCRF, as well as other funding sources. Participants are invited to bring project-specific ideas and questions for a discussion following a presentation and general Q&A. Register now

“Funding Basics for Northeast Wisconsin Communities: Crafting Competitive Proposals for NCRF and Beyond”

Date: January 5, 2021, 1:00pm-2:00pm CST (2-3pm EST)

Partners: Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission

Description: Presenters will apply key tips to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF). NCRF invests in projects that will create, expand, and restore natural systems in areas that will (1) increase protection for communities from coastal storms, fluctuating lake levels, inundation, and coastal erosion and (2) improve valuable habitats for fish and wildlife species. NCRF’s team of Field Liaisons, Throwe Environmental, will be available to help you understand how communities can take advantage of the NCRF and other funding sources. Participants are invited to bring project-focused questions for a Q&A following the presentation. Register now

PAST WEBINARS:

“Funding Basics for Long Island Sound Communities: Crafting Competitive Proposals for NCRF and Beyond”

Date: October 27, 2021, 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

Partners: Long Island Sound Study (LISS) Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Workgroup (HRSWG)

Description: Presenters will apply key tips to various funding opportunities, including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF). NCRF’s team of Field Liaisons, Throwe Environmental, will be available to help you understand how communities can take advantage of the NCRF, as well as other funding sources. Participants are invited to bring project-specific ideas and questions for a discussion following a presentation and general Q&A. Watch event

“Crafting Competitive Proposals for NCRF and Beyond”

Date: September 27, 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm EST

Partners: Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), University of Connecticut (UConn)

Description: Participants will learn tips for putting together stronger, competitive, and more successful proposals for various funding sources, including NFWF’s National Coastal Resilience Fund. Participants will also hear about opportunities to develop specific projects through site visits and proposal development meetings this winter/spring along with ideas for more sustainable approaches to funding and financing. Watch event

“Funding Basics for New England Communities: A Beginner’s Guide to Developing Successful Proposals for Resiliency”

Date: September 21, 2021, 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

Partners: Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center, SNEP Network

Description: In this 90-minute webinar, you will learn how to craft more competitive grant applications and increase the success rate of your submissions. You will learn about the steps you may need to take before you even start writing, including how to identify priority projects, determine suitable funding sources, and avoid common pitfalls. Watch event 

“Funding Opportunities for Rhode Island: National Coastal Resilience Fund 2021”

Date: March 22, 2021

Partners: SNEP Network, Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB), New England Environmental Finance Center

Description: Webinar participants will gain a level of understanding about project eligibility and competitiveness within the NCRF 2021 RFP. Please bring two to three climate resilience or natural infrastructure project ideas to share and discuss. The webinar will include a brief presentation on the NCRF 2021 RFP and a discussion on project ideas with NFWF, SNEP Network, and RIIB representatives. Watch event