FY 2018 Recovery Challenge

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
DOI, FWS
Description: 

Deadline Passed 08/24/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. The Recovery Challenge opportunity is to enhance and increase partnerships with agencies and organizations implementing highest priority recovery actions identified in recovery plans, and in particular for genetically-sound breeding, rearing, and reintroduction programs. Section 2(a)(5) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 16 U.S.C. 1535, as amended, authorizes the use of Federal financial assistance to encourage the States and other interested parties to develop and maintain conservation programs to safeguard the National heritage in fish, wildlife and plants for the benefit of all citizens. In addition, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 ((H.R. 1625) (Division G - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018)) authorized specific funding for the Recovery Challenge funding opportunity.

Category: 
endangered species, species recovery, reintroduction, conservation
Funding Amount: 
$100-$3,000,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)