Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

Approximately $1.6M is available nationwide for projects meeting program priorities. Awards range from $25,000 to $50,000 with an average size of $40,000 and 40-50 grants awarded per year. Grants should span 12 to 18 months with a start date in late summer/early fall 2023. Participating partners include: U.S. EPA Five Star Restoration Training Program, Urban Waters Federal … Read more

2022 San Francisco Bay Estuary Conservation Fund Request for Proposals (RFP)

The following guidelines have been prepared to assist project proponents (“Applicants”) with the preparation of proposals in connection with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (“NFWF”) San Francisco Bay Estuary Conservation Fund (“SF Bay Fund”). The SF Bay Fund was established with community service payments arising from federal prosecutions of environmental cases brought by the … Read more

Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Building Partner Capacity and Promoting Resiliency and Equity under Clean Water Act Wetlands, Nonpoint Source, Monitoring, Assessment and Listing Programs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to provide support for training and related activities to build the capacity of agricultural partners, state, territorial and tribal officials and nongovernmental stakeholders in activities to be carried out to support the goals of the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 303(d) Program, the … 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 EPA, as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity … Read more

Partners for Fish and Wildlife

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance 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 delivered through more than … Read more

National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program

Restore America’s Estuaries, in close coordination with and financial support from EPA, administers the NEP Coastal Watersheds Grant Program. This grant program funds projects within the geographic areas shown here and supports the following Congressionally-set priorities: Loss of key habitats resulting in significant impacts on fisheries and water quality such as seagrass, mangroves, tidal and … Read more

Conservation Outreach: Racial Equity and Justice Conservation Cooperative Agreements Department of Agriculture

The Office of Outreach and Partnerships Division (OPD) within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides leadership and funding to ensure that all programs and services are made accessible to all NRCS customers, fairly and equitably, with emphasis on reaching the underserved and socially disadvantaged farmers or ranchers and landowners. In … Read more

NRCS Easement program

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is directing resources toward the restoration of degraded wetlands, floodplains, forestlands, and associated uplands. With the sole exception of Federal agencies, NRCS invites applications from all qualified U.S. based non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the … 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