Great Ape Conservation Fund

The summary for the Great Ape Conservation Fund 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 Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Great Ape Conservation Fund: The Great Ape Conservation Fund is soliciting project proposals for the conservation of apes [gorillas (Gorilla gorilla); chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes); bonobos (Pan paniscus); orangutans (Pongo spp.); and gibbons (family Hylobatidae)] throughout their ranges. The U.S. Government enacted the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000 in response to the decline of ape populations in Africa and Asia. The Act provides for the conservation and protection of apes by supporting conservation programs of countries within the range of apes, and the projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of apes.
Federal Grant Title: Great Ape Conservation Fund
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F16AS00003
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement, Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.629
CFDA Descriptions: Great Apes Conservation Fund
Current Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2015
Posted Date: Oct 5, 2015
Creation Date: Oct 5, 2015
Archive Date: Jan 4, 2016
Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $170,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Conservation of Species
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
Applicants can be individuals; multi-national secretariats; state and local government agencies; non-profit, non-governmental organizations; and public and private institutions of higher education. U.S. non-profit, non-governmental organizations must submit documentary evidence of their Section 501(c)(3) non-profit status.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
How to Apply
Grant Announcement Contact
Cheryl Leonard, 703-358-1725 MSCF_Greatape@fws.gov
Program Mailbox

Fish and Wildlife Service 703-358-2459
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