Foundation / Corporation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Wells Fargo Foundation
04/28/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, tribes, and local and state government agencies for activities that strengthen community resilience to natural disasters. Funding is intended for projects that enhance local communities, provide conservation benefits to natural habitats, or build community capacity.
The purpose of funding is to help communities in the United States and territories, prepare, strengthen and bounce back more quickly after a disaster. Through preparedness and by taking advantage of natural and nature-based features like wetlands, resilient shorelines, urban tree canopies, natural forests and healthy upstream watersheds, communities can accrue quality of life benefits today. In addition, these projects enhance fish and wildlife resources and avoid or reduce risk to life, and costly and devastating impacts from events such as sea-level risk, floods, droughts, fires and more.
In 2020, Wells Fargo and NFWF will invest approximately $3 million total in these three categories:
Competitive proposals will address one or more of the following priorities:
For additional program details, see: https://www.nfwf.org/sites/default/files/2020-01/resilient-communities-2020rfp_0.pdf#page=2
GrantWatch ID#: 185247
Approximately 9 to 12 grants annually
Each grant will range from $100,000 to $500,000 depending on category.
Category 1: Adaptation through conservation projects; Approximately $1.5 million is available. Grants in this category will range from $200,000 to $500,000.
Category 2: Community capacity building and demonstration projects; Approximately $750,000 is available. Grants in this category will range from $200,000 to $500,000.
Category 3: Affordable housing and small businesses adaptation; Approximately $750,000 is available. Grants in this category will range from $100,000 to $500,000.
Projects should last up to 24 months from the start date.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://easygrants.nfwf.org/
For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact:
Chloe Elberty Hundelt
Coordinator, Community Stewardship
For issues or assistance with the online Easygrants system, please contact:
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, M-F.
Include: Your name, proposal ID #, e-mail address, phone number, program you are applying to and a description of the issue.
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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
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