FY17 and FY18 Region 6 Wetland Program Development Grants

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
04/14/2017
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

Wetland Program Development Grants (WPDGs) assist state, tribal, local government (S/T/LG) agencies and interstate/intertribal entities in developing or refining state/tribal/local programs which protect, manage, and restore wetlands. The primary focus of these grants is to develop/refine state and tribal wetland programs. A secondary focus is to develop/refine local (e.g. county or municipal) programs.

Category: 
wetlands, marshes, estuary, climate change, management, restoration, conservation, planning, policy
Funding Amount: 
$25,000-$550,000.
Matching Funds: 
Yes.
Eligibility: 
States, tribes, local government agencies, universities that are agencies of a state, interstate agencies, and intertribal consortia are eligible to apply for WPDGs under this announcement. Tribes must be federally-recognized, although “Treatment as a state” status is not required. As explained in Section I, there will be two separate applicant tracks with states and tribes in Track One or Track Two, and local governments, interstate agencies, intertribal consortia, and universities that are agencies of a state government in Track Two.