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 grant programs sponsored by the agency have awarded more than 1,755 grants leveraging $115.5 million in EPA funds into more than $337 million for restoration projects designed to improve our nation’s water quality. In FY 2014, NFWF awarded $8.6 million in EPA funds that were leveraged into $30.5 million through 94 projects as part of the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, Sustain Our Great Lakes (in partnership with FWS), Long Island Sound Futures Fund, and the Five-Star – Urban Waters Restoration grant programs.