Foundation / Corporation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) - Delaware River Program
04/01/21 11:59 PM ET
Grants to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions for environmental improvement projects in the local watershed. Funding is intended for the rehabilitation and conservation of natural areas, corridors, and waterways that support native fish, wildlife and plants, and to contribute to the vitality of the communities in the Delaware River watershed. All Delaware River Program projects must be implemented entirely within the Delaware River watershed, which includes portions of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Organizations located outside the watershed may apply if the project will be conducted entirely within the watershed.
DWCF Conservation Action Grants will be awarded to implement on-the-ground restoration and conservation projects that achieve the goals of the Delaware River Basin Restoration Partnership and Program Framework to: sustain and enhance fish and wildlife habitat; improve and maintain water quality for fish, wildlife and people; sustain and enhance water management to benefit fish and wildlife; and improve outdoor recreational opportunities. To address these goals, projects, which may be located anywhere within the Delaware River watershed, must employ one or more of the strategies described in the Program Priorities section below.
Priority for Conservation Action Grants will be given to projects that collaboratively address one or more of the following Strategic Program Areas.
DWCF Incubation and Investment Grants
For more information about the project priorities, see: https://www.nfwf.org/sites/default/files/2021-02/delaware-river-program-2021-rfp.pdf#page=2
GrantWatch ID#: 179400
DWCF Conservation Action Grants will range from $75,000 to $750,000 each.
Projects must be ready to begin implementation within six months of the grant award, and completed within two years of grant award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact:
Rachel Dawson – Program Director, Delaware River
Claire Flynn – Manager, Northeastern Region
Erin Lewis – Coordinator, Northeast Regional Programs
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
1133 Fifteenth St., N.W., Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
Delaware River Watershed. See detailed map here:
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