Matching Awards Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
National Forest Foundation
Description: 

Deadline passed. Most recent deadline: June 22, 2022. The National Forest Foundation is pleased to announce that it is currently soliciting proposals for its Matching Awards Program (MAP). MAP is a national, competitive grant program that provides federal funds for on-the-ground projects benefiting America's National Forests and Grasslands. The program supports action-oriented projects that enhance outdoor experiences, forest and ecosystem health, and engage local communities in caring for their public lands. Learn more and apply here.

Category: 
National forests, restoration, impacts, forest health, civic engagement, community involvement
Funding Amount: 
In recent years, NFF has considered applications ranging from less than $5,000 to over $60,000. New applicants to MAP are encouraged to submit applications requesting under $30,000.
Matching Funds: 
MAP funds are federal and disbursed only as a 1:1 match to cash contributions from an eligible non-federal source.

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Eligibility: 
501(c)(3) nonprofits, universities, and Native American tribes are eligible to receive MAP grants. If an organization does not meet this eligibility requirement, it must utilize an eligible fiscal sponsor.
Contact Information: 
Kerry Morse, Conservation Programs Officer, (406) 830-3358, kmorse@nationalforests.org