Shell Marine Habitat Program 2012 RFP

The Shell Marine Habitat Program, a partnership between Shell Oil Compnay and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, was formed to support conservation and restoration activities that result in measurable benefits to key species and their habitats along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.  Pre-proposals due to sponsor June 15, 2012. Funding priorities for this RFP include Oyster Conservation and Restoration, Coastal Shorebirds and Water Birds, and Sea Turtles.

SMHP Web Page and RFP:

GRANT SIZE: Typical grant awards range from $50,000 - $200,000

MATCH: A minimum 1:1 match of cash or in-kind/contributed goods and services is required.


June 15, 2012:       Pre-proposal deadline
Early July, 2012:     Full proposals invited
August 15, 2012:    Full proposal deadline
/Early Sept. 2012:   Follow-up with applicants for additional information, as necessary
November 2012:     Grants announced

QUESTIONS: Please direct any questions to Suzanne Sessine, Assistant Director, Eastern Partnership Office, 202-857-0166 or, or Heather Fox,  Coordinator, Eastern Partnership Office, 202-857-0166 or