National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Created by Congress in 1984, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) directs public conservation dollars to the most pressing environmental needs and matches those investments with private funds. The Foundation?s method is simple and effective to work with a full complement of individuals, foundations, government agencies, nonprofits, and corporations to identify and fund the Nation?s most intractable conservation challenges.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Public Law 98-244 Section 2(b)(2)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Program authorized for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) only.
No additional information
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. A Federal Assistance Application, SF-424 and SF-424 A, must be submitted annually based on the amount established in the Forest Service fiscal year appropriations.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
To aid cost-share conservation projects, without regard to when expenses are incurred, on or benefitting National Forest System lands or related to Forest Service programs provided, that such funds shall be matched on at least a one-for-one basis by the Foundation or its sub-recipients.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Retain all programmatic and accounting records for a period of not less than three (3) years from the completion date of awards for review by the Forest Service or its designated representative, as required.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Public Law 98-244
Matching is mandatory. 50%. Funds shall be matched on at least a one-for-one basis by the Foundation or its sub-recipients.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not Applicable Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
USDA, Forest Service, National Forest System, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air and Rare Plants, 201 14th Street, SW Washington, DC 20024 (street address and express mail)
Robert M. Harper
201 14th St. NW, 3SE
Washington, DC 20024 US
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 18$3,000,000.00; FY 19 FY 20 est $3,020,000.00; FY 17$3,000,000.00; FY 16$3,671,633.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects