Partnerships
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    NFWF’s partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports innovative, large-scale nutrient and sediment reduction efforts, as well as community-based watershed restoration. Since 1998, NFWF’s grant programs sponsored by the agency have awarded over 1,870 grants leveraging $131 million in EPA funds into more than $383 million for restoration projects benefiting our nation’s water quality. In fiscal year 2015, NFWF awarded $15.7 million in EPA funds to 116 projects resulting in more than $45.8 million through the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, the Sustain Our Great Lakes program (in partnership with FWS), the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, and the Five-Star and Urban Waters Restoration grant program.