North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) - U.S. Standard Grants

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, individuals, and other partner groups for collaborative projects to protect migratory bird habitats. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying and may take several weeks to complete.
The U.S. Standard Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds.The program provides grants for conservation projects in all 50 states and several territories. Partners have matched grant funds more than two-to-one, tripling the impact on the ground.Funds support a wide range of conservation activities, including projects aiming to:Protect, restore, or enhance wetland and associated upland migratory bird habitats throughout the country;Promote long-term protection of acquired habitats for birds and other wetland-dependent species;Catalyze conservation partnerships, bringing together federal, state, nonprofit, and private organizations and individuals; andSupport conservation of priority migratory bird species in the U.S., including waterfowl, shorebirds, waterbirds, and landbirds.Eligible Grant Costs:“>

Sub Title
Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, For-Profits, and Other Partners to Protect Wetland Bird Habitats
Funding Source

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Bird Habitat Conservation

07/09/21 11:59 PM ET
Eligibility Criteria

See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Term of Contract

A 2-year plan of action (not including the 2-year old match window).

Estimated Total Program Funding
Estimated Size of Grant
Proposals requesting between $100,001 and $1,000,000 will be considered a NAWCA Standard Grant. The grant request may exceed $1,000,000, but must be accompanied by a justification of need.