​Shortgrass prairie | Credit: Greg Knadle

​Applicant Information

NFWF supports more than 70 grant programs to protect and restore our nation’s wildlife and habitats. We encourage you to read our complete list of conservation programs and review the program goals and guidelines to select the one appropriate for you. You can submit applications online through Easygrants, our grant application and management system.

Who Can Apply

Federal, state, and local governments, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations are welcome to apply twice annually for matching grants from our conservation priority programs. For other funding opportunities, application timelines, scope and guidelines vary.

How to Apply

Please review the instructions for your selected program and refer to the Applicants' FAQs in the menu to the left before submitting your application. This section provides valuable information related to NFWF's application process and your application content.

NFWF's Online Grant Application System – Easygrants

Easygrants is a user-friendly system to submit and manage your grant proposals. Through Easygrants, you can:

  • access pre-proposals and full proposals an unlimited number of times, saving each time, before final submission
  • update and reuse prior proposals and their contact profile information.
  • download a PDF version of your proposals for your records.

Information on Pre-proposals and Full Proposals

  • Pre-proposal Summary – This is a summary of the information applicants should submit in the Easygrants pre-proposal. It is provided as a resource for applicants, not as a template to be completed and submitted. All pre-proposal applications must be submitted electronically in the live Easygrants system.

  • Full Proposal Summary – This is a summary of the information applicants should submit in the Easygrants Full Proposal. It is provided as a resource for applicants, not a template to be completed and submitted. All Full Proposals must be submitted electronically in the live Easygrants system.

  • Mapping Tool Webinar - This is a video explaining how to use the Mapping Tool in Easygrants.

 

 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

 
  • 12/19/2017
    Cumberland Plateau Stewardship Fund
    Applicant Webinar

  • 12/21/2017
    Southwest Rivers Program; Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative
    Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative Full Proposal Deadline

  • 12/28/2017
    Guy Bradley Award
    Nomination Deadline

  • 12/31/2017
    Pulling Together Initiative
    Notification Deadline

  • 12/31/2017
    Bring Back the Natives
    Notification Deadline

  • 12/31/2017
    Northern Rockies: Great Migrations and Crucial Corridors Program
    Notification Deadline

  • 1/3/2018
    Alaska Fish and Wildlife Fund
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 1/25/2018
    Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley Restoration Fund
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 1/31/2018
    Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 1/31/2018
    Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund
    Notification Deadline