NFWF Seeks Proposals for Gulf Conservation Projects

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for its Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program, which supports conservation projects designed to enhance Gulf Coast habitats and build up priority fish and wildlife populations while strengthening resilience within the region.

GCCGP grants support priority conservation needs in the Gulf region that would not otherwise be funded under NFWF's Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund or other funding opportunities associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (e.g., RESTORE Act, Natural Resource Damage Assessment, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, etc.). The program seeks to advance innovative restoration concepts and approaches and fund species and habitat projects benefiting Gulf Coast ecosystems and communities.

Grants typically range between $50,000 and $250,000.

Eligible applicants include nonprofit 501(c) organizations, U.S. federal government agencies, state government agencies, county and municipal governments, Indian tribes, and educational institutions.

See  the NFWF foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.