​Capitol Building | Credit: Greg Knadle

Federal Partners

As directed by our Congressional charter, ​NFWF works closely with U.S. government agencies to maximize conservation investments. These federal partners advance our conservation efforts.

  • Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) supports a regional initiative to improve river and stream flows in the Columbia Basin.
  • The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) supports conservation efforts that benefit public land ecosystems.
  • A U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) grant supports the Walker Basin Restoration Program, which works to restore Nevada's Walker Lake, as well as efforts in the Truckee, Carson and Summit basins.
  • The Department of Defense (DOD) partners with NFWF to restore longleaf pine ecosystems in the Southeastern U.S. through the Longleaf Stewardship Fund.
  • In FY 2013, NFWF was selected by the Department of the Interior (DOI) to administer the $100 million Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program.
  • The Marine Mammal Commission supports seven domestic and international projects to benefit a variety of marine mammals.
  • ​The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) works with NFWF to sustain, restore and enhance marine and coastal habitats.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports projects to improve water quality and advance community-based watershed restoration.
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works with NFWF to support conservation projects that benefit wildlife and habitat in all 50 states, the U.S. Territories and around the globe.
  • U.S. Geologic Survey is the science agency for the Department of the Interior and focuses on natural hazards, natural resources, the health of the environment, and the impacts of climate and land-use change.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (FS) works with NFWF to restore forest ecosystems across the U.S.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) works with NFWF and public and private partners to restore wildlife and habitats.