National Fish Passage Program

The summary for the National Fish Passage 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 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.
National Fish Passage Program: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is announcing the availability of funding habitat restoration through the National Fish Passage Program. The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act authorizes the Secretary of Interior to provide technical and financial assistance through the National Fish Passage Program to partners interested in restoring, enhancing, and managing fish and wildlife habitats. These funds are available for habitat restoration projects that address high priority aquatic habitats. Projects must provide direct benefits to Federal Trust species (i.e., migratory birds, threatened and endangered species, inter-jurisdictional fish, certain marine mammals, and species of international concern). It is a goal of the program to secure at least 50 percent of project costs from non-Service sources, but this goal applies regionally as a whole, and does not have to be achieved on a project-by-project basis. If you are interested in requesting assistance for a potential project under the National Fish Passage Program you must contact your Regional Coordinator for information about funding and technical assistance availability. A listing of Regional Fish Passage Coordinators is available at http://www.fws.gov/fisheries/fwco/fishpassage/contacts.html
Federal Grant Title: National Fish Passage Program
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NATIONALFISHPASSAGEPROGRAM
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.608
CFDA Descriptions: Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance
Current Application Deadline: Oct 01, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Oct 01, 2009
Posted Date: Jun 03, 2009
Creation Date: Jun 03, 2009
Archive Date: Oct 31, 2009
Total Program Funding: $11,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 200
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Private landowners, Tribal Governments, local governments, state governments, educational institutions and organizations. Contact your Regional National Fish Habitat Action Plan Coordinator if you are interested in direct assistance with a fish habitat project. A listing of Regional National Fish Habitat Action Plan Coordinators is available at http://www.fws.gov/fisheries/fwco/nfhap/. You may also contact the Branch of Fish and Wildlife Management, Phone: 703-358-2523.
Grant Announcement Contact
susan wells Fish Biologist Phone 703-358-2523

Program Manager [susan_wells@fws.gov]
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