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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 info@throwe-environmental.com

UPCOMING WEBINARS:

There are no upcoming NCRF webinars. Check the events page for a list of all upcoming events, or explore past events below!

PAST WEBINARS:

“Federal Funds for Resilience Projects: National Coastal Resilience Fund and Long Island Sound Futures Fund Webinar”

Date: April 18, 2022, 12:00-1:30pm EST

Partners: CT DEEP 

Description: Learn about these two grant programs with funds available to support resilience planning and projects in CT. Webinar will provide an overview of the grant programs with an extended Q&A where participants can receive feedback on pre-proposals or ideas.

NCRF: REQUIRED Pre-proposals due 4/21/22. Planning and design awards $100K – $1M. Implementation awards $1M – $10M.

LISFF: Optional idea proposals due 4/22/22. Proposals due 5/19/22. Awards range $50K to $1.5M for planning, implementation, education/public participation, and community science/water quality monitoring. Watch event

“National Coastal Resilience Fund Webinar for Land Trust Community”

Date: April 12, 2022, 2:00-3:00pm EST

Partners: Land Trust Alliance

Description: This webinar was offered by the Land Trust Alliance on Tuesday, April 12th 2pm EST to for folks to learn more about the National Coastal Resilience Fund 2022 funding opportunity. Featured speakers included staff from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Land Trust Alliance, and Kennebec Estuary Land Trust. This webinar was targeted specifically for the land trust community and included time for Q&A. Watch event

“Conservation District Opportunities Through the Coastal Resiliency Fund”

Date: March 17, 2022, 4:00-5:00pm EST

Partners: National Association of Conservation Districts

Description: This webinar, held March 17, 2022, featured speakers from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) to help participants navigate this grant opportunity. The NCRF supports projects that increase protection for coastal communities and improve valuable habitats for fish and wildlife species. Watch event

“Funding Basics for Urban Ohio Communities: Crafting Competitive Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund and Beyond”

Date: February 24, 2022, 11:00am-12:00pm CST

Partners: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Description: 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 questions for a Q&A following the presentation. This webinar is geared towards urban Ohio communities in the Lake Erie watershed. Watch event

“The National Coastal Resilience Fund: Crafting Competitive Proposals”

Date: February 8, 2022, 1:00pm-2:00pm EST

Partners: CDP

Description: NCRF’s team of Field Liaisons, Throwe Environmental, will be available to help you understand how coastal/Great Lakes communities across the US can take advantage of the NCRF and other funding and financing opportunities. Participants are invited to bring ideas and questions for a Q&A with the Throwe team following a presentation. This webinar will be recorded and available online following the event. Watch event

“Funding Basics for Coastal Ohio Communities: Crafting Competitive Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund and Beyond”

Date: January 25, 2022, 1:00–2:00pm CST (2pm-3pm EST)

Partners: The Nature Conservancy in Ohio

Description: 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 questions for a Q&A following the presentation. This webinar is geared towards Ohio communities in the Lake Erie watershed. You may click here check your geographic eligibility for NCRFWatch event

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

Date: January 5, 2022, 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. Watch event

“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. Watch event

“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