Fish Passage

The summary for the Fish Passage 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 Fisheries Habitat Conservation, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Fish Passage: The Fish Passage is a voluntary program that reconnects fish species to historic habitats. Project funding is for fish passage restoration by removing or bypassing barriers to fish movement. Primary project types include dam removal, culvert renovation, designing and installing fishways, installing fish screens, and barrier inventories to identify additional fish passage impediments. Projects proposals requested between $1,000.00 and $100,000.00 are most attractive. There is no required match; however a 50% cost share is highly encouraged. Project ranking criteria include; ecological benefits for Federal trust species, minimum costs to the Service for operation and maintenance, permanence of fish passage benefits, current scientific knowledge and proven technology, evidence the greatest number of partners, longest duration of agreements for operation and maintenance, maximum in matching fund contributions, and address objectives outlined in approved management plans. Projects must comply with all applicable Federal, State, Tribal, and Local regulations. Fish Passage projects are not eligible for funding if they are for any Federal or State mitigation. Fish Passage projects are not eligible for funding if fish passage is a condition provided by existing Federal or State regulatory programs.
Federal Grant Title: Fish Passage
Federal Agency Name: Fisheries Habitat Conservation
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOI-GRANTS-041105-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.608
CFDA Descriptions: Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: There is no application due date. Project proposal
Posted Date: Apr 21, 2005
Creation Date: May 09, 2007
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000
Expected Number of Awards: 100
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
Proposals must identify projects that meet the minimum requirements in the FWS policy 710FW1 Fish Passage Policy ( and are ranked highly by the Regional Directors of the 8 USFWS Regions.
Grant Announcement Contact
Hartsell, Leslie, Fish Passage Program Coordinator, Phone 703-358-2195, Email [email protected] [email protected] Hartsell, Leslie
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