Deadline: November 29, 2012. The U.S. Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act established a competitive grants program to support projects that promote the conservation of neotropical migratory birds and their habitats in the United States, Canada, Latin America or the Caribbean. Many grants of up to US $250,000 are awarded every year.
Deadline January 4, 2013. Alameda County Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund: The Alameda County Fish and Game Commission is pleased to announce the availability of funds from the Alameda County Fish and Game Propagation Fund. The Fish and Game Commission requests the submission of completed Funding Applications. Recommendations of the Fish and Game Commission will be forwarded to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, which maintains final decision-making authority for expenditures from the Fund. Successful applicants may anticipate receiving funding awards in spring or summer, 2013. The Alameda County Fish and Game Propagation Fund is entirely supported by fine revenues and restitution monies which result from violations of the Fish and Game Code and Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations in Alameda County. Expenditures made from the Fund must benefit the fish and wildlife resources of the County. A maximum amount of $3,000.00 will be granted to any one applicant. 2013 APPLICATION FORM.
Urban Streams Restoration Program Prepares for Next Round of Grants
In the next few months, the Urban Streams Restoration Program (USRP) plans to release a draft Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for approximately $9 million in grant funding from remaining Propositions 84 and 13 allocations. To receive notification of the release click here or visit the USRP website.
Urban Greening Planning and Project Grants Concept proposals for these Proposition 84-funded grants will most likely be due in February 2012. Planning grant applications most likely will also be due in February 2012. JV partners with habitat protection and restoration projects might consider trying to incorporate their projects into applications that are being prepared for this funding source, as their projects will meet some of the criteria for this grant source. Check with local planners and others who might be applying locally.
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
WCB continues to provide funding for wetland, riparian, oak woodland, and other fish and wildlife habitat improvement projects and land acquisition (easement and fee title) from Propositions 40, 50, and 117. The WCB’s Riparian, Inland Wetlands, and Oak Woodland programs continue, and are continuously open for proposal submission.
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Coastal Program in San Francisco Bay The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service operates a partnership program in the Bay, Delta and the estuary’s local watersheds. About $220,000 is available each year to obligate to projects that restore fish and wildlife habitat, provide essential information to decision makers advising them on habitat restoration, or performs habitat-related advocacy and outreach. The emphasis is on estuarine benefits and for “on-the-ground” projects. About 260 wide-ranging projects involving all kinds of partners have been supported since 1992. CFDA Number 15.630. Contact John Klochak, Coastal Program Manager, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 9500 Thornton Ave. Newark, CA 94560. Phone: 510-792-0717 ext 223, FAX: 510-792-5828 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org