Wildlife Without Borders - Africa Program

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Wildlife Without Borders - Africa Program: Central Africa is a globally important region for forest and biodiversity conservation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) works closely with national governments, U.S. agencies, and a range of other partners to ensure a strategic, results-based approach to wildlife conservation in the region. In collaboration with U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE), USFWS is providing this funding opportunity to reduce threats to key wildlife populations, and to develop the requisite individual and institutional conservation capacity to undertake long-term conservation programs. Please see A Results-Based Vision for Conservation in Central Africa on the USFWS website for greater detail on our approach to wildlife conservation in Central Africa.Funding will only be considered for projects that impact wildlife populations in the following countries: Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Sao Tome and Principe.Please review each USFWS funding priority below for specific details, including what USFWS wants to achieve through its funding support (i.e., Desired Results).

Each funding priority also identifies factors that, in USFWS experience, are basic requirements (also known as prerequisites or enabling conditions) for projects to effectively implement proposed activities. Applicants should address these factors in the Statement of Need. USFWS supports wildlife conservation projects in Central Africa through multiple mechanisms: the Wildlife Without Borders Africa (WWB-Africa) Program, and the funds created by Congressional acts for the conservation of African elephants, great apes and marine turtles. In general, applicants are encouraged to submit a proposal to WWB-Africa if their project falls under one of the six funding priorities listed below. In order to maximize funding opportunities, USFWS staff may move proposals between the WWB-Africa Program and the Species Funds.
Federal Grant Title: Wildlife Without Borders - Africa Program
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Community Development Environment Natural Resources Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F15AS00466
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement, Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.651
CFDA Descriptions: Wildlife Without Borders-Africa Program
Current Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2016
Posted Date: Oct 1, 2015
Creation Date: Sep 22, 2015
Archive Date: Feb 15, 2016
Total Program Funding: $12,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
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"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
How to Apply
Grant Announcement Contact
Nikole Tucker WWB_Africa@fws.gov Cheryl Leonard WWB_Africa@fws.gov
Program Mailbox

Fish and Wildlife Service 703-358-2459
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