Monday, March 18, 2019

NFWF Accepting Applications For Delaware Watershed Restoration Grants

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is accepting proposals for 2 Delaware River Watershed Restoration Grant Programs.  The deadline for applications is April 11.
The Delaware River Program will award matching grants of $50,000 to $500,000 each to conserve and restore waters and habitats on public and private​ land that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River watershed—as well as benefit the quality of life and economic vitality of the communities in the Delaware River watershed.
Approximately $6 million in grant funding is available. Major funding for the Delaware River Program is provided by the U.S Fish & Wildlife Service and the William Penn Foundation.
NFWF will award grants through 2 distinct grant opportunities--
-- DWCF Conservation Action Grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations; federal, state, interstate and local governments; Indian tribes; and educational institutions to implement on-the-ground restoration and conservation projects that achieve the goals of the Delaware River Basin Restoration Partnership and Program Framework: sustain and enhance fish and wildlife habitat; improve and maintain water quality for fish, wildlife and people; sustain and enhance water management to benefit fish and wildlife; and improve outdoor recreational opportunities. To address these goals, projects, which may be located anywhere within the Delaware River watershed.
-- DRRF Targeted Implementation and Cornerstone Grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations, local governments and educational institutions to implement on-the-ground restoration activities to improve water quality in one or more of seven Delaware River Watershed Initiative (DRWI​) restoration or hybrid “Clusters,” including: the Poconos and Kittatinny, Kirkwood-Cohansey, New Jersey Highlands, Middle Schuylkill, Schuylkill Highlands, Brandywine-Christina, and Upstream Suburban Philadelphia Clusters.
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