CRR Grants for Hatchery-Associated Projects

The 2024 grant round is closed. Year-round engagement is encouraged to develop ideas prepare for future grant rounds.

Develop your idea using our 2024 Application Manual and Project Info Form.

Hatchery-associated production (HAP) projects involve the artificial production or rearing of salmonids. CRR Program funding is available for on-the-ground HAP projects, or activities that lead to on-the-ground projects, aimed at the reintroduction and recovery of Endangered Species Act-listed (listed) Cowlitz salmon and steelhead populations originating upstream of the Barrier Dam.

More information on project requirements and evaluation is in the 2024 Application Manual and other materials below.

Here are some additional ways to learn more:

  • Check out an updated presentation specific to this part of the CRR Program, or watch an earlier version (2022) and check the 2024 Application Manual for updates.
  • Review some of the CRR Program information, including documents updated in 2024
  • Use our Project Info Form to develop your idea and share it with us
  • Request consultation with technical advisors by contacting Melora Shelton (email or 253-441-4994)
  • Connect with CRR Program staff any time to learn more, ask questions, or get feedback back from technical advisors.

CRR Grants for Hatchery-Associated ProjectsPlease contact Melora Shelton 253-441-4994 with questions, if interested in applying, or to be put on a notification list for information as it becomes available.

Forms and Documents

2024 Grant Round materials

Additional resources

Application Deadlines

Key dates for 2024

  • September 30, 2024: Deadline to request fall workshop
  • February 12 – March 24: pre-application meetings (required, contact Tacoma Power to schedule)
  • March 4: Letter of Intent due at noon (required
  • April 1: Draft Application due at noon (required)
  • April 22: (week of): proposal presentations (required, Tacoma Power will contact to schedule)
  • May 20: feedback emailed to applicants
  • June 24: Final Application due at noon (required)
  • October 3: FTC makes CRR funding decisions

See the full calendar here.