African Elephant Conservation Program

The summary for the African Elephant Conservation Program 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 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 Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
African Elephant Conservation Program: The African Elephant Conservation Fund supports projects that promote conservation through: * Enhanced protection of at-risk elephant populations; * Efforts to decrease human-elephant conflict; * Habitat conservation and management; * Protected area/reserve management in important elephant range; * Strengthening local capacity to implement conservation programs; * Transfrontier elephant conservation; * Wildlife inspection, law enforcement, and forensics skills; * Conservation education and community outreach; * Applied research necessary to inform protection and management, including surveys and monitoring; * Development and execution of elephant conservation management plans; * Development of innovative technologies that have the potential to improve elephant protection; * Compliance with applicable treaties and laws that prohibit or regulate the taking or trade of elephants or regulate the use and management of elephant habitat; * Reducing demand for and trafficking of illegal ivory products.
Federal Grant Title: African Elephant Conservation Program
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Education Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F17AS00026
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.620
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 17th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: January 17th, 2017
Posted Date: November 17th, 2016
Creation Date: November 17th, 2016
Archive Date: January 20th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $2,400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: November 17th, 2016
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
How to Apply
Grant Announcement Contact
Cheryl Leonard 703-358-1725

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