The summary for the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act grant is detailed below.
This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants.
Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact.
If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Region 3, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act: This program provides federal grants on a competitive basis to states, tribes and other interested entities to encourage cooperative conservation, restoration and management of fish and wildlife resources and their habitat in the Great Lakes basin. The projects are funded under authority of the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2006. The amount of funding available this year is subject to final Congressional appropriations for Fiscal Year 2008. Funds may be used for approved Tribal and State sponsored projects which benefit Great Lakes fish and wildlife restoration. Projects require a 25% non-federal match. Pre-proposals are submitted to the Fish and Wildlife Service and reviewed. Successful applicants are invited to submit full proposals, which are reviewed and ranked.
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) State governments Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The States, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, and Native American Treaty Organizations within the Great Lakes basin are eligible. Non-governmental organizations and conservation organizations (both within and outside of the Great Lakes basin) may receive funding if sponsored by an institution listed above. Sponsorship is not required at the pre-proposal stage.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Link to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act Request for Proposals and Pre-proposal Submission Form http://www.fws.gov/midwest/Fisheries/glfwra-grants.html
Grant Announcement Contact
Mr. Rick Westerhof U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Green Bay National Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office 6644 Turner Road Elmira, Michigan 49730