Endangered Species Recovery Implementation

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Funding Opportunity ID:329584
Opportunity Number:F21AS00155
Opportunity Title:Endangered Species Recovery Implementation
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Natural Resources
Category Explanation:The principal objective of this Recovery Implementation funding opportunity is to support the implementation of priority recovery actions for federally endangered and threatened species. The ESA conveys the importance of recovery plans as a central organizing tool for guiding each species’ recovery process by requiring their development for every listed species. Recovery plans establish an overall recovery vision that, among other things: • Defines the point at which protections under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) are no longer needed, • Identifies and prioritizes the most effective and feasible suite of recovery actions that will promote species survival and recovery, • Provides the public and policy makers with an overall estimate of the time and cost to recover species, and the ability to measure success and resources needs, and • Aids the Service in working with others to improve the status for imperiled species.
CFDA Number(s):15.657
Eligible Applicants:State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Individuals
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility:Applicants are expected to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the biology of the involved endangered or threatened species and their ecosystem, including preferably having worked with the species in the field and holding a currently valid Endangered Species Act permit, issued by the Service, authorizing them to work with these species (or that have previously held a permit to do so). If funding is awarded, applicants that do not currently hold a valid permit for the proposed activity may need to apply for and obtain a Service permit before beginning the proposed activity. For more information about the permit requirements, please visit our Ecological Services Program’s permit website at http: //www.fws.gov/endangered/permits/index.html.
Agency Code:DOI-FWS
Agency Name:Department of the Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service
Posted Date:Oct 28, 2020
Close Date:Sep 30, 2021 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated Date:Oct 28, 2020
Award Ceiling:$2,000,000
Award Floor:$1,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$14,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description:The principal objective of this Recovery Implementation funding opportunity is to support the implementation of priority recovery actions for federally endangered and threatened species. The ESA conveys the importance of recovery plans as a central organizing tool for guiding each species’ recovery process by requiring their development for every listed species. Recovery plans establish an overall recovery vision that, among other things: • Defines the point at which protections under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) are no longer needed, • Identifies and prioritizes the most effective and feasible suite of recovery actions that will promote species survival and recovery, • Provides the public and policy makers with an overall estimate of the time and cost to recover species, and the ability to measure success and resources needs, and • Aids the Service in working with others to improve the status for imperiled species.
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