Montana Department Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP)
Grants to Montana organizations to restore prioritized wildlife habitats through the control of noxious weed species. Funding may be requested for weed-management projects impacting ecologically-significant wildlife habitats. Projects should yield landscape-scale benefits.
Grant proposals only from counties that meet MCA 87-5-806(2) requirements are eligible for
funding from WHIP. For reference, qualifying expenditures are as follows:
(a) biological or mechanical control of noxious weeds;
(b) purchases and application of approved herbicides;
(c) seed purchases and application of seed; and
(d) grazing costs as a component of an overall integrated noxious weed management plan.
Projects may include herbicide, biocontrol, and mechanical treatments, restoration seedings, and grazing improvements as part of an integrated noxious weed management plan. Specific expenditures are limited to herbicides and additives, biological control agents, materials required for restoration seeding or prescribed grazing management, and associated treatment and installation services.
Priorities for funding include lands that are open to public hunting and involve priority wildlife habitats; noxious weed infestations that directly impact habitat functions; broad partnerships; proposals with leveraging beyond the minimum match funding requirement; projects that retain or restore native plant communities; and projects operating at large landscape scales.
GrantWatch ID#: 182948
5 years maximum.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For more information or to submit applications:
Kim Antonick, WHIP Coordinator
If the file is too large for email, submit through the Montana File Transfer Service (FTS) at http://transfer.mt.gov. Send an email to the WHIP Coordinator (above) notifying her of the FTS submission.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
PO Box 200701
Helena, MT 59620