Climate Ready BC Seafood Program

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Lead Organizations

  • Ocean Decade Collaborative Center for the Northeast Pacific
  • Tula Foundation
  • Province of British Columbia

Project Description

Climate Ready BC Seafood Program

The Tula Foundation’s Ocean Decade Collaborative Center for the NE Pacific is thrilled to announce the Climate Ready BC Seafood Program, a $1.7 million fund aimed at supporting actions from the B.C. Ocean Acidification Action Plan (B.C. OAH). This program aims to support coastal communities in understanding, mitigating, and adapting to the impacts of climate change on B.C.'s oceans and coasts.

Over the next two years, the Climate Ready B.C. Seafood Program will be delivering targeted funding across four priority program areas outlined in the B.C. OAH Action Plan:

  • Advancing scientific Understanding of OAH

  • Collaboration, knowledge transfer, awareness, and understanding related to Ocean acidification/hypoxia (OAH)

  • Marine Carbon Removal Technologies

  • OAH Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies

Eligible applicants include Indigenous organizations, research institutions, industry associations, aquaculture producers, commercial fishing industry and non-governmental organizations.

Awards Announced!

The Tula Foundation’s Ocean Decade Collaborative Centre for the Northeast Pacific is pleased to announce that funding awards have been selected for the Climate Ready B.C. Seafood Program. Eleven proposals were selected for funding as they displayed strong alignments with program priorities, meaningful collaborations and high impact on understanding B.C. OAH. Successful proposal applicants include industry associations, research institutions, Indigenous communities and organizations, and non-profit organizations. Many successful proposals displayed strong collaborations and partnerships across stakeholders and rights holders. Projects will run from April 1, 2024 to March 31,2026.

Full Press Release Full List of Awards

Relevant Documents: 

List of Awards
CRBS Information Document
RFP Information Document
RFP Application Form 
Budget Attachment
Work Plan Attachment

RFP Information Session:

View Event Page and Video Recording

Key Dates: 

  • September 6, 2023: Virtual Information Session

  • November 15, 2023: Deadline for submission of Proposals

  • January 15, 2024: Announcement of funding awards

  • March 1, 2024: Anticipated start date of the awarded agreements

  • March 31, 2026: Required end date of awarded agreements

For any questions or further information reach out to Nina Nichols at

Climate Ready BC Seafood Program

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Nina Nichols, Program Manager:

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