NFWF Announces Release of Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund Request for Proposals

Washington D.C., (May 29, 2015)The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund (MBCF). Proposals are due July 15, and the full RFP can be found here.

The MBCF was established earlier this year to protect, conserve and increase habitat for these iconic insects as well as other pollinators. The fund was designed to leverage the investments made by federal agencies with additional funding from other private and public donors, as well as matching resources from grantees. Additional information on the MBCF can be found here.

Partners in the MBCF include the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, the Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Monsanto Company.

About NFWF

Chartered by Congress in 1984, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) protects and restores the nation's fish, wildlife, plants and habitats. Working with federal, corporate and individual partners, NFWF has funded more than 4,000 organizations and committed more than $2.9 billion to conservation projects. Learn more at www.nfwf.org.

 

 

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