Grants Library

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation supports vital conservation projects across the United States and its territories. Please search our grants library for additional information on individual grants.

Year Name Organization Location Award Amount
2022 Planning Coastal Resilience and Ecosystem Restoration at Tyndall Air Force Base (FL) The Nature Conservancy Tyndall Air Force Base sits along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Coast in Bay County, Florida, 12 miles east of Panama City. The base includes a barrier island bordered on the SW by the Gulf of Mexico, while the main base is bordered on the SW by Saint Andrew Bay and Sound, and on the NE by East Bay. $4,800,000.00
2022 Planning for St. Marys River Coastal Wetland Resiliency (MI) Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians St. Marys River, Chippewa and Mackinac Counties, eastern Upper Peninsula, Michigan, United States $123,713.87
2022 Collaborative Coastal Resilience Planning in Jefferson County (TX) Community In-Power and Development Association Inc. The project location is the coastal city of Port Arthur – population 55,280 - home to the 125,000 acre Sabine National Wildlife Refuge and a number of oil and chemical refineries, with replicable plans for similarly affected cities of Beaumont, Orange and others in the wider Texas Gulf Coast region. $233,965.49
2022 Salinas River Lagoon Community Engagement and Planning Project (CA) Monterey County Water Resources Agency The Lagoon is located on the Central Coast of CA in Monterey County. It is fed by the 180-mile-long Salinas River which flows northwest through the county. The lagoon is connected to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary via a slide gate into the OSR or the intermittently open sandbar. $100,000.00
2022 Strengthening Coastal Communities Resilience in the Great Lakes Region Association of State Floodplain Managers Madison, Wisconsin (ASFPM office location), and four TBD communities in the coastal shoreline counties of the Great Lakes Region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin). $260,851.23
2022 Creating a Coastal Resilience Plan for Lummi Reservation (WA) Lummi Indian Business Council The project includes the Lummi Reservation in northwest Washington State, approximately eight miles west of Bellingham. It is located along the western border of Whatcom County and at the southern extent of Georgia Strait and the northern extent of Puget Sound in a NFWF Resilience Hub. $96,706.33
2022 Facilitating Development of Coastal Resilience Projects for Great Lakes Shoreline Communities Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative The project includes focus areas in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and west Michigan and southeast Michigan. It will include work with multiple coastal jurisdictions on Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Lake Erie. $380,000.00
2022 Building Capacity for Coastal Resilience Analysis to Protect Communities and Tidal Wetlands (NH) New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services New Hampshire Coastal Zone municipalities (Dover, Durham, Exeter, Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Madbury, New Castle, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Rollinsford, Rye, Seabrook, Stratham) situated on the Atlantic Coast, Great Bay Estuary, and Hampton-Seabrook Estuary. $350,000.00
2022 Designing a Middle Branch Resiliency Initiative in Harbor Hospital Wetlands (MD) South Baltimore Gateway Partnership This project will take place in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of Baltimore City, a low-income African-American community.

It will specifically take place along the shoreline of the following address:

MedStar Harbor Hospital
3001 S Hanover St,
Baltimore, MD 21225

39.252259, -76.613198
2022 Port Fourchon Terracing and Living Shoreline Project (LA) Ducks Unlimited, Inc. The project area of this proposal is located in southeast Louisiana in the southern portion of Lafourche Parish. It is adjacent to Port Fourchon where Highway 1 meets the Gulf of Mexico. The location is often referred to as Caminada Headlands and is approximately two miles north of the Gulf. $1,150,000.00