FY 2018 Recovery Challenge F18AS00269

General Information

*Issue Date: 25 June 2018
*Application Date: 24 August 2018
*Funding Opportunity No: F18AS00269

Funding Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Posted Date: Jul 25, 2018
Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 24, 2018 Applications must be submitted to appropriate Regional Office by 8 PM EST on 8/24/18.
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Award Ceiling: $3,000,000
Award Floor: $100
CFDA Number(s): 15.657 — Endangered Species Conservation – Recovery Implementation Funds
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Grant Contact Information:
Kelly Niland
PHONE: 703-358-2492
EMAIL: Kelly_Niland@fws.gov

Opportunity Description

The Recovery Challenge opportunity is to enhance and increase partnerships with agencies and organizations implementing highest priority recovery actions identified in recovery plans, and in particular for genetically sound breeding, rearing, and reintroduction programs. Section 2(a)(5) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 16 U.S.C. 1535, as amended, authorizes the use of Federal financial assistance to encourage the States and other interested parties to develop and maintain conservation programs to safeguard the Nation’s heritage in fish, wildlife and plants for the benefit of all citizens. In addition, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 [(H.R. 1625) (Division G – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018)] authorized specific funding for the Recovery Challenge funding opportunity.

Eligibility Information

  • State governments
  • 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
  • Special district governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • City or township governments
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Small businesses
  • County governments

Application Process

See attachment for application information and further details.