The Matagorda Bay Mitigation Trust (Trust) invites qualified governmental and non-profit entities to submit proposals for 2020-2021 Funding Cycle “Environmental Mitigation Projects, Studies and Initiatives in the Matagorda Bay and San Antonio Bay Ecosystems”.
The Trust is requesting submissions for projects from the government(s) and/or non-profit entity(ies) with considerable experience in providing governmental and/or project delivery services.
The awarded government(s) or non-profit entity(ies) shall possess a proven track record of using innovative approaches to providing project services. The awarded government(s) or non-profit entity(ies) shall have the ability to accomplish all aspects of the propose projects. The awarded government(s) or non-profit entity(ies) should be able to provide innovative methods to deal with challenges and provide effective solutions.
The purpose of this mitigation project is to research, protect, and restore the water bodies and surrounding ecosystems of the Matagorda Bay and San Antonio Bay Systems or the river deltas feeding into those systems. The Trust shall award funds to projects for the benefit of these water bodies and the public, for:
- Public Education;
- Public Access Improvement;
- Habitat Restoration.
- The maximum anticipated single project award amount is $500,000.00.
- There is no match requirement but matching funds, in the form of in-kind services or cash, are desirable.
The following minimum requirements must be demonstrated in order for the submission to be considered responsive to the Trust. Any submission received, which is determined to not meet these mandatory requirements may be immediately disqualified and rejected as non-responsive.
- The project must address one of the Funding Priorities.
- Experience providing products or services of similar complexity and magnitude.
- If the project involves engineering, architecture or landscape architecture, a licensed professional certified in the State of Texas in good standing with no debarments or disciplinary actions, must be assigned to the project team.
- If the project involves engineering, Engineering Firm must have Firm Registration number issued by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers with an active status.
For more information, visit https://mbmtrust.com/rfps