COMPETITIVE GRANTS OPPORTUNITY
TAMPA BAY ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION FUND – 2016
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
May 31, 2016. The Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund – 2016 (TBERF-2016) is a strategic partnership between the Tampa Bay Estuary Program and Restore America’s Estuaries. To date, funding for TBERF-2016 has been provided by the Southwest Florida Water Management District, Hillsborough County, Florida Department of Transportation, The Mosaic Company Foundation, Pinellas County, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission. TBERF-2016 is designed to return added value to current and future Tampa Bay conservation initiatives and provides funding through a competitive application process for projects that will protect, restore or enhance the natural resources of Tampa Bay and its contributing watershed.
The TBERF-2016 Request for Proposal is available in a downloadable Word document at http://www.tbeptech.org/special-projects/tberf.
TBERF-2016 seeks applications for cost-effective projects that will implement the coastal, estuarine and freshwater wetland habitat and water quality restoration priorities that have been developed by the Tampa Bay Estuary Program and its partners, and outlined in the Tampa Bay Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan, Charting the Course.