​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

  • 9/20/2018
    Western Water Program
    Western Freshwater Restoration Fund Full Proposal Deadline

  • 9/27/2018
    National Wildlife Refuge Friends
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 9/27/2018
    Delaware River Program
    DWCF Full Proposal Deadline

  • 10/11/2018
    Hawaii Conservation Program
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 11/13/2018
    Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund
    Full Proposal Deadline