Fiscal Year 2016 Candidate Conservation Action Funds
Financial assistance is available to secure candidate and other at-risk species information or undertake restoration actions that will help avert federal listing of species. The purpose is to provide a means by which the ecosystems upon which candidate and at-risk species depend may be conserved, to provide a program for the conservation of these species.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement, Grant, Procurement Contract
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicants must have a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the biology of the involved candidate or at-risk species in the United States and their ecosystem, including preferably having worked with the species in the field. FWS Regional (or Field Office) contacts will discuss potential proposals with interested parties if needed, and review eligible applications. The FWS Regional Office will refer interested parties to the appropriate FWS Field Office for further consideration as appropriate. For potential proposals submitted directly to the Field Office, the Field Office will conduct the proposal review and selection process. A list of FWS Regional and Field Office contacts is available in the Full Announcement under section VII. Agency Contacts.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Applications are due by July 31, 2016. However, you may submit applications throughout the year. Consideration of applications ultimately will be based on the FWS budget cycle.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Grant Specialist Kelly Niland 703-358-2492
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $1.00 to $1,000,000.00