Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Partners for Fish and Wildlife 2018

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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Partners for Fish and Wildlife 2018: The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative targets the most significant environmental problems in the Great Lakes ecosystem by funding and implementing federal projects that address these problems. One goal is to improve habitat and wildlife protection and restoration. Using appropriations from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program anticipates funding wetland (both coastal and interior) and associated upland habitat restoration and enhancement projects for conservation of native Great Lakes fish and wildlife populations, particularly migratory birds and, as appropriate, federally-listed species. Restoration projects will be completed on privately owned (non-federal/non-state) lands. Emphasis will be placed on, but not limited to, completing projects within the watersheds of Great Lakes Areas of Concern and in coastal zones. The PFW Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. In the Great Lakes watershed, PFW biologists from eight states coordinate with project partners, stakeholders, and other Service programs to identify geographic focus areas and develop habitat conservation priorities within these focus areas. Geographic focus areas are where the PFW Program directs resources to conserve habitat for federal trust species. Project work plans are developed strategically, in coordination with partners, and with substantial involvement from Service field staff. Projects must advance our mission, promote biological diversity, and be based upon sound scientific biological principles. Program strategic plans inform the types of projects funded under this opportunity. Applicants seeking funding under this program should review the program strategic plan and also contact the PFW state coordinator PRIOR TO submitting an application for funding.
Federal Grant Title: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Partners for Fish and Wildlife 2018
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F18AS00051
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.662
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 30th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: September 30th, 2018
Posted Date: December 13th, 2017
Creation Date: December 13th, 2017
Archive Date: October 1st, 2018
Total Program Funding: $425,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: December 13th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Individuals - For-profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Sergio Pierluissi 612-713-5475
[email protected]

Regional Coordinator, Partners for Fish and Wildlife
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