FY2018 Recovery Implementation Fund Grants

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
07/31/2018
Organization: 
FWS
Description: 

Funding Opportunity #: F18AS00059. This Recovery Implementation funding opportunity is intended for projects that will contribute to the recovery of FWS-managed endangered and threatened species in the United States, and is limited to projects carrying out actions described in a species approved recovery plan, in the implementation schedule of a species approved recovery plan, actions recommended in a completed 5-year status review of the species or in a spotlight species action plan, or projects documenting species response to climate change. For example: securing scientific information about endangered or threatened species, implementing restoration actions that will lead to delisting of a species, help prevent extinction of a species, or aid in the recovery of a species.

Category: 
implementation, endangered species, conservation, research, recovery
Funding Amount: 
Up to $1,000,000
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Applicants must have a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the biology of the involved endangered or threatened species in the United States and their ecosystem, including preferably having worked with the species in the field and holding a currently valid Endangered Species Act permit, issued by the FWS, authorizing them to work with these species (or that have previously held a permit to do so). If funding is awarded, applicants that do not currently hold a valid permit for the proposed activity may need to apply for and obtain a permit .
Contact Information: 
Grants Manager- Kelly Niland 703-358-2492 Kelly_Niland@fws.gov