​Shortgrass prairie | Credit: Greg Knadle


NFWF provides funding on a competitive basis to projects that sustain, restore, and enhance our nation's fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats. 

Each of our initiatives has a business plan developed by scientists and other experts and approved by our Board of Directors. Grants are available to support the actions identified in the business plan. Additional programs support diverse projects for wildlife and habitat conservation across the country.

Search NFWF's conservation programs and learn how to apply for a grant.


 Contact Information


If you have questions concerning your application, please contact the staff member listed in your RFP. If you have questions regarding a current grant, please contact your grants administrator. You can also email info@nfwf.org.




 Due Dates

  • 5/3/2017
    Angeles National Forest – Copper, Sayre and Ranch Fires Restoration Grant Program
    Pre-proposal Deadline

  • 5/9/2017
    Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 5/9/2017
    Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund
    Proposal Deadline

  • 5/9/2017
    Fisheries Innovation Fund
    Applicant Webinar

  • 5/11/2017
    New England Forests and Rivers Fund; Partners for New Hampshire’s Fish and Wildlife
    Full Proposals Due

  • 5/15/2017
    Coral Reefs
    Full Proposal Deadline (invite only)

  • 5/18/2017
    Bats for the Future Fund
    Full Proposal Due

  • 5/25/2017
    Fisheries Innovation Fund
    Pre-Proposal Deadline

  • 6/1/2017
    Lahontan Cutthroat Trout; Seabirds
    Pre-Proposal Deadline

  • 6/5/2017
    Bureau of Reclamation Klamath Coho Habitat Restoration Program; Klamath River Coho Enhancement Fund
    Pre-Proposal Deadline