Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program


The Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program funds direct awards, primarily through the Military Services, in support of innovative partnerships between DoD installations, conservation partners, and state and local governments, that leverage public and private funds to advance compatible land uses, manage and restore natural resources, and promote climate resilience.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Washington Headquarters Services (Whs), Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2020 • Through FY20, the NFWF Longleaf Stewardship Fund has maximized DoD’s investment by leveraging over $6.3 million in DoD funds more than 9-to-1 with funding from other Federal agency and private organizations to protect the missions of 14 DoD installations. Through FY 20, the Army has leveraged $640 million in REPI and Military Service funds with over $510 million in non-DoD partner contributions—nearly a 1:1 match—to protect over 420,000 acres of land, safeguarding vital test, training, and operational assets and capabilities at 39 Army installations and ranges.
Fiscal Year 2022 135,000 acres of longleaf established, 1.7 million acres maintained through prescribed fire, and 55,000 acres protected through conservation easements
Fiscal Year 2023 $15 million in REPI funding was awarded to seven National Coastal Resilience Fund projects across seven states. These seven projects neighboring DOD installations received an additional $7 million in matching funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to be coupled with $7 million in partner contributions.
10 U.S.C. § 2684a
10 U.S.C. § 2694
10 U.S.C. § 670c-1
Agreements to limit encroachments and other constraints on military training, testing, and operations. Conservation and cultural activities (DoD Legacy Program). Cooperative and interagency agreements for land management on installations (Sikes Act).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Not applicable.
Beneficiary Eligibility
General Public, Military, Private nonprofit institutions/organizations
See CFR 200 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The grants officer will contact recipients directly.
Award Procedure
Applicant should submit proposals as requested for in the relevant announcement.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
From 1 to 15 days. Any appeal should be submitted to the WHS AD designated Point of Contact for consideration.
From 30 to 60 days. Renewal information will be listed in the agreement.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Awards will be in accordance with 2 CFR 200. The Department plans awards to the Land Trust Alliance, the National Association of Conservation Districts, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and the United States Endowment for Forestry and Communities.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Required reporting will be specified in the award.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Record keeping requirements will be according to the terms and conditions of the award, which will include appropriate provisions related to recipient records required by the CFR.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The period of time the assistance will be available will be for one year, and include up to four follow-on option years which are subject the availability of funds. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Kristin Thomasgard
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment,
4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 16F18
Alexandria, VA 22350 USA
Phone: (571) 372-6835

Kristin Thomasgard
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment,
4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 16F18
Alexandria, VA 22350 USA
Phone: 703-614-6523
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 22$137,818,490.00; FY 23 est $145,500,000.00; FY 24 est $155,000,000.00; FY 21$38,031,999.00; FY 20$33,100,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Typically, funded projects range between $60,000 and $10,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2023 --- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), through the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), leverages public and private funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities, while also enhancing habitats for fish and wildlife. The NCRF invests in conservation projects that restore or expand natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, oyster and coral reefs, forests, coastal rivers and floodplains, and barrier islands that minimize the impacts of storms and other naturally occurring events on nearby communities. These investments help promote and enhance military installation resilience and support military communities with addressing impacts from climate change. The NCRF will, in part, direct investments to nature-based projects that benefit military installations in coastal communities across the country. In FY2022, $15 million in REPI funding was awarded to seven NCRF projects across seven states. These seven projects neighboring DOD installations received an additional $7 million in matching funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to be coupled with $7 million in partner contributions. In FY2023, 15 NCRF projects potentially benefitting DOD installations were submitted, seeking $31 million in funding. --- The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) assists DOD by engaging local Conservation districts to build local capacity around military installations and ranges to more effectively engage private landowners in sustainable land use and management practices that preserve and enhance the military’s ability to test, train, and operate. Additionally, NACD is developing information and resources for local conservation districts on the importance of private, working lands to the DoD; and emphasizing the strong historical role that DoD has played in helping sustain these lands. --- The Army and Navy are partnering with the Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and other partners, to leverage REPI funding with State of Hawaiʻi and other non-DOD contributions to improve resilience, preserve important habitats and natural resources, and support sustainable and productive land uses and water resources for communities around military installations. In FY2023, the REPI Program committed $26.9 million to support habitat protection, invasive species management, water recharge and improvement, wildfire risk reduction, flood mitigation, and soil erosion in areas around multiple military installations to preserve military training and testing capabilities for all Military Services.


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