Foundation / Corporation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
07/15/21 11:59 PM EDT
Grants to New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia nonprofit organizations, agencies, educational institutions, and Tribal entities for the preservation of forest and freshwater habitats. Funding is intended for projects to sustain and restore healthy forests, rivers, and streams that provide habitat for diverse native bird and aquatic populations.
The overall goal of the program is to improve the quality and connectivity of forest and freshwater habitat in order to increase the distribution and abundance of fish, birds, and other wildlife, as evidenced by a suite of species that collectively are indicators of forest and freshwater habitat condition. The program aims to:
Applicants are encouraged to deploy a range of strategies to engage public and private landowners in active stewardship through technical and financial assistance, demonstrations, education and outreach, and other innovative approaches.
All proposals should strive to implement strategies and contribute to goals detailed in NFWF’s Central Appalachia Business Plan (March 2019. Revised February 2021). Priority strategies for funding in 2021:
For more information on program priorities, see https://www.nfwf.org/sites/default/files/2021-04/central-apps-2021-rfp%20_0.pdf#page=2.
GrantWatch ID#: 181728
Grants will range from $50,000 to $200,000 each.
Projects should begin within six months of the award date and be completed within two to three years from the agreed start date.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://easygrants.nfwf.org/
For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact:
John Wright, Manager, Northeastern Regional Office
1133 Fifteenth St., N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
The Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program will award grants in portions of the Appalachian region of Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Geographic Focus: https://www.nfwf.org/sites/default/files/2021-04/central-apps-2021-rfp%20_0.pdf#page=1.
Interactive Map: https://web.tplgis.org/nfwfcentralappspublic/
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