Foundation / Corporation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
06/02/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions to protect and restore the health of natural resources in eligible areas. Eligible program areas include improvement of water quality, community resilience, data management, habitat restoration, pollution reduction, education, and monitoring. All proposed projects must be within the Long Island Sound watershed boundary.
All proposed projects must be within the Long Island Sound watershed boundary. The eligibility of projects within portions of the watershed is further restricted by geography depending on the three types of projects.
The Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF) is seeking proposals to protect and restore the health and living resources of Long Island Sound (Sound). The program is managed by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Long Island Sound Study (LISS), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The most competitive proposals will address the strategies and Implementation Actions (IAs) contained within the four themes of the 2015 Long Island Sound Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). The CCMP also identifies three principles that are important to consider in taking any specific action: resilience to climate change, long-term sustainability, and environmental justice.
There are different funding categories, each with a different level of support available.
For more information on the geographic focus grant categories, see the URL for Full Text link below.
GrantWatch ID#: 142753
-Highest Impact Projects: Up to $500,000.
-Implementation Projects: Ranging in value from $20,000 to $300,000.
-Design/Planning Projects: Ranging in value from $20,000 to $200,000.
-Citizen Science/Water Quality Monitoring: Ranging in value from $20,000 to $75,000.
-Education and Public Participation Grants Ranging in value from $5,000 to $75,000.
Projects must start within six months and be completed within 12 to 18 months after notification of grant award. High Impact Projects must start within six months and be completed within 24 months after notification of grant award. Notification of award is projected to be October/November 2020. Project start dates cannot start before October 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact:
Coordinator, Northeastern Region
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
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