Midwest Migratory Bird Conservation Program

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Midwest Migratory Bird Conservation Program: As authorized under the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, as amended, 16 U.S.C. 742A-754; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1958, 16 U.S.C. 661-667(e); Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 2901-2911; and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. 709a, USFWS Region 3 Division of Migratory Birds solicits proposals for its Midwest Migratory Bird Conservation Program. This program provides grants for the conservation of birds that are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act but not Federally-listed as Endangered or Threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Proposals should address projects in the geographic area that includes USFWS Region 3 (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin); non-breeding season areas important for birds breeding in Region 3 states; or broad-scale actions that will have tangible benefits that include birds in these states. This grant program is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under CFDA 15.647 Migratory Bird Conservation.This grant program was created in the late 1980s. Funding available for the program fluctuates annually because it is derived from discretionary funds within the USFWSâ¿¿s Midwest Migratory Bird Conservation Programâ¿¿s annual budget and those funds are subject to varying levels of Congressional appropriations and are affected by other program needs.To focus conservation on the highest priority issues with the greatest probability of making a difference for birds, the Midwest Migratory Bird Conservation Program operates under the USFWS business model known as Strategic Habitat Conservation (SHC). SHC integrates biological planning, landscape design, conservation delivery, and monitoring and evaluation in a way that generates adaptive feedback that enables sound decisions and constantly improves our efficiency and effectiveness in conserving birds.
Federal Grant Title: Midwest Migratory Bird Conservation Program
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F18AS00096
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.647
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 29th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 29th, 2018
Posted Date: March 29th, 2018
Creation Date: March 29th, 2018
Archive Date: June 30th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $180,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $80,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 29th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Fiscal Branch Chief Donna Zanger 612-713-5462

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