|Agency Name||National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)|
|Project Annual Funding Level ||varies|
|Range of Funding (Landowner) ||Up to $1,000,000 in grant funds is available. Grant awards generally range in size from $50,000 to $100,000, although grants greater than $100,000 will be considered on a case by case basis. |
|Criteria for funding project ||Applicants should provide non-federal match of at least $1 for every $1 of NFWF grant funds requested. Eligible non-federal matching sources can include cash, in-kind donations, and/or volunteer labor that is directly related to the project proposed for funding.
Ineligible Uses of Grant Funds
•Funds from this program cannot support fee title land acquisition projects. However, funds may cover certain transaction costs associated with an acquisition (appraisals, title searches, surveys). Also, funds can be used to put in place conservation easements.
•NFWF funds may not be used to support ongoing efforts to comply with legal requirements, including permit conditions, mitigation and settlement agreements. However, grant funds may be used to support projects that enhance or improve upon existing baseline compliance efforts.
•NFWF funds and matching contributions may not be used to support political advocacy, fundraising, lobbying, litigation, terrorist activities or Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.|
|Geographic Coverage Area||All Florida Counties. Nationwide|
|Description of Program||The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is requesting proposals to restore, protect, and enhance native fish species of conservation concern, especially in areas on or adjacent to federal agency lands. Approximately $1 million of available funding is provided through support from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Bass Pro Shops, and the Brunswick Public Foundation.|
|When are landowner applications accepted?||TIMELINE
•Full proposals are due on Thursday, July 28, 2016 by 11:59PM Eastern time
•Awards will be announced in mid-November 2016
Dates of activities are subject to change. Please check the Program page of the NFWF website for the most current dates and information.
|Match Required?||yes Applicants should provide non-federal match of at least $1 for every $1 of NFWF grant funds requested. Eligible non-federal matching sources can include cash, in-kind donations, and/or volunteer labor that is directly related to the project proposed for funding. |
|Target Invasive Species?||This program is for the restoration of native fish species back to their historic range. This can involve the removal or barrier of invasive or non-native fish and plant species.|
|Any other Requirements or Eligibility?||Projects selected to receive Federal funding may be subject to requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act (state and federal), and National Historic Preservation Act. As may be applicable, successful applicants may be required to comply with such Federal, state or local requirements and obtain all necessary permits and clearances. |
|Agreement Required||not required varies|
|Permanent Contact Person||Michelle Pico and David Lawrence|
|Contact number||262-567-0601 and 202-595-2451 respectively|
|e-mail address||Michelle.Pico@nfwf.org and firstname.lastname@example.org respectively|
|contacted last||2017-01-26 00:00:00.0|