Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

The Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program focuses on the stewardship and restoration of coastal, wetland and riparian ecosystems across the country. Its goal is to meet the conservation needs of important species and habitats, providing measurable and meaningful conservation and educational outcomes. The program requires the establishment and/or enhancement of diverse partnerships and … Read more

National Coastal Resilience Fund

The National Coastal Resilience Fund restores, increases and strengthens natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities while also enhancing habitats for fish and wildlife. Established in 2018, the National Coastal Resilience Fund invests in conservation projects that restore or expand natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, oyster and coral reefs, … Read more

Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks applications proposing to take a holistic approach, grounded in research and innovation, to develop and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Program highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality … Read more

Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW)

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical and financial assistance in the form of cooperative and grant agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. The PFW Program is active in all 50 States … Read more

National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program

Restore America’s Estuaries, in close coordination with and financial support from EPA, administers the National Estuaries Program (NEP) Watersheds Grants. This grant program funds projects within one or more of the NEP boundary areas and supports the following Congressionally-set priorities:  Loss of key habitats resulting in significant impacts on fisheries and water quality such as … Read more

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

CSP is for working lands and is the largest conservation program in the United States. If you farm or ranch and want to make improvements to the land that you own or lease, NRCS provides landowners with free technical assistance, or advice, for their land. Whether you are looking to improve grazing conditions, increase crop … Read more

Acres for America

Acres for America is the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) premier land conservation program, and was established to provide urgently needed funding for projects that conserve important large-scale habitats for fish, wildlife, and plants through voluntary land acquisitions and perpetual conservation easements. Pre-Proposal Due Date: May 5, 2022 by 11:59 PM Eastern Time Preferential … Read more

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)

The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program helps landowners, land trusts, and other entities protect, restore, and enhance wetlands or protect working farms and ranches through conservation easements. ACEP has two components: Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) help private and tribal landowners, land trusts, and other entities such as state and local governments protect croplands and grasslands on working … Read more

WaterSMART Environmental Water Resources Projects

The United States Department of the Interior’s (DOI’s) WaterSMART (Sustain and Manage America’s Resources for Tomorrow) Program provides a framework for Federal leadership and assistance to stretch and secure water supplies for future generations in support of DOI’s priorities. Through WaterSMART, Reclamation leverages Federal and non-Federal funding to work cooperatively with States, Tribes, and local … Read more