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CLIMATE ADAPTATION FUND RELEASES 2013 RFP

Deadline: To apply, a Pre-proposal Application Form must be submitted to Darren Long at [email protected] no later than 5:00 PM MST on Friday, March 15, 2013.

The third round of grantmaking through the Climate Adaptation Fund is open - a program supporting projects that demonstrate effective interventions for wildlife adaptation to climate change. With funding provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the WCS Climate Adaptation Fund will provide up to $2 million in competitive grants in 2013.

Awards will be made to non-profit conservation organizations for applied, on-the-ground projects focused on implementing priority conservation actions for climate adaptation at a landscape scale. Interested organizations should carefully review the information outlined in this Request for Proposals (RFP) and the Applicant Guidance Document for instructions. 

See the RFP

Guidance document for who should apply

Download the pre-proposal application 

2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: JOHN WESLEY POWELL CENTER FOR EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE ANALYSIS & SYNTHENSIS

Deadline: Due April 30, 2013

Download Call for Proposals


The John Wesley Powell Center for Earth System Science Analysis and
Synthesis fosters innovative thinking in Earth system science through
collaborative synthesis activities. This mission is driven by the growing
recognition that synthesis is critical to solving complex problems facing
Society. We invite interdisciplinary Working Groups comprised of USGS
researchers and their national and international colleagues in academia and
government to submit proposals. Working Groups collaborate to promote
understanding through analysis of existing data and information. Groups
that submit successful proposals will receive computing and data management
support, funding for a Fellow, opportunities for meetings in Fort Collins,
CO, and between-meeting collaborative tools. Proposals are invited for
projects that will begin on or after October 1, 2013.

PARTNERS EXPAND MISSISSIPPI RIVER REFORESTATION AND WETLANDS

Flood prone ‘batture lands’ eligible for conservation funding to improve water quality

A public-private partnership between Mississippi River Trust, Walton Family Foundation, U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (the Endowment), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) offers conservation funding to owners of flood-prone farm land.  The voluntary, four-year program seeks to convert 40,000 acres of frequently-flooded farm land into bottomland hardwood forests and wetlands.  Eligible landowners in six lower Mississippi River states must own cropland within the active floodplain between levees and the Mississippi River--the “batture lands.”  Download press release

NOAA CLIMATE PROGRAM FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR RISA

The information is now available at grants.gov for the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments program.  Search for Federal Funding Opportunity NOAA-OAR-CPO-2013-2003599 and download the full FFO and application information from that site.  By doing so, you will receive e-mail notifications of any changes to the FFO.  Please note that the deadlines for LOIs and full proposals are listed in the full FFO.

Download the RISA information sheet, which contains the details of the FY13 priorities.   

CLIMATE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

NOAA has compiled a list of Climate Funding Opportunities. This document provides a snapshot of currently available, climate-related funding opportunities (as of January 9th, 2013). This document is available from the Collaboratory for Adaptation to Climate Change and is updated twice per year, with the next version of this document likely available in July or August of 2013. If you have any questions/comments, or if you would like to be added to the electronic mailing list, please contact ([email protected]) or Heather Stirratt ([email protected]). 

LONGLEAF PINE RESTORATION GRANTS IN ALABAMA

50-50 Cost-share required

Deadline: March 1, 2013

More information

COASTAL PROGRAM GRANTS FOR 2013

DEADLINE: Sep 28, 2013 This date is the end of the Federal fiscal year. For apllication instructions, contact the local Coastal Program office. For Office contact information, visit https://www.fws.gov/coastal/contactUs.html"text-decoration: underline;">Eligible Applicants

  • State governments 
  • County governments 
  • City or township governments 
  • Special district governments 
  • Independent school districts 
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education 
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) 
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) 
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education 
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education 
  • Private institutions of higher education 
  • Individuals 
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses 
  • Small businesses

 

PARTNERS FOR FISH & WILDLIFE LANDSCAPE-SCALE PROPOSALS

For Fiscal Year 2013 the USFWS will continue to accept internal landscape-scale proposals from all FWS program areas up to a maximum of $200,000 for private lands conservation delivery of priority habitat improvement initiatives.  See memo with ranking criteria for more information. 

 

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