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North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Interior, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Migratory Birds
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  • Original Grant - Oct 6, 2004
Applications Due:

Dec 3, 2004
Small Grants proposals may be submitted at any time, but must be dated no later than the posted deadline. Regardless of date of submission, all applications received before the deadline will be reviewed at the same time. Applications review and funding decisions usually occur within four months. Final funding decision is made following the March meeting of the Migratory Birds Conservation Commission each year.

total funding: $2,000,000
max award: $50,000
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 40
type of funding: Cooperative Agreement, Grant

The purpose of the 1989 North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA), as amended, is to promote long-term conservation of North American wetland ecosystems, and the waterfowl and other migratory birds, fish and wildlife that depend upon such habitat. Principal conservation actions supported by NAWCA are acquisition, creation, enhancement and restoration of wetlands and wetland-associated uplands.
The Small Grants program is intended to promote long-term wetlands conservation activities through encouraging participation by new grantees and partners who may not otherwise be able to compete in the Standard Grants program. The program can be important in developing a pool of new partners/grantees that might eventually participate in the Standard Grants program. Funding priority will be given to projects from new grant applicants (individuals or organizations who have never received a NAWCA grant) with new partners, where the project ensures long-term conservation benefits. This does not preclude former NAWCA grant recipients from receiving Small Grants funding

Who can apply:


Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

North American Wetlands Conservation Fund

More Information:

NAWCA U.S. Small Grants Information

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Bennett, Lori

Address Info:

Department of Interior, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Migratory Birds

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