Fiscal Year 2021 Competitive State Wildlife Grant (C-SWG) Program


Funding Opportunity ID: 331717
Opportunity Number: F21AS00274
Opportunity Title: Fiscal Year 2021 Competitive State Wildlife Grant (C-SWG) Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.634
Eligible Applicants: State governments
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: In addition to State fish and wildlife agencies, only the four Regional Associations of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA, MAFWA, SEAFWA, NEAFWA) are eligible to apply.
Agency Code: DOI-FWS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service
Posted Date: Feb 24, 2021
Close Date: May 21, 2021 Grant application packages must be submitted in or no later than Friday, May 21, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. We recommend that you submit your application early enough to address any unforeseen technical complications. Letters of financial commitment are due with the application by the deadline. We recommend you also submit a copy of your entire application in PDF format to your WSFR Regional point of contact identified in Section G. Federal Awarding Agency Contacts. We will not consider applications or letters of commitment received after the deadline. If you are requesting comments on or assistance with your application, please email a draft of your application to your WSFR Regional Office at least four weeks prior to the due date. WSFR Regional staff may review and provide input on applications at their discretion and as time permits. Feedback may include recommendations to improve the application. If you do not email your draft application at least four weeks prior to the due date, you should have no expectation that we will be able to provide input or recommendations.
Last Updated Date: Feb 24, 2021
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $50,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $7,689,539
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The Competitive State Wildlife Grant (C-SWG) Program provides Federal grant funds to help you and your partners implement programs for the benefit of fish and wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished. Eligible activities include conservation planning and implementation. Planning activities must contribute directly to the development or modification of your Wildlife Action Plan (Plan) approved by the Director of the Service or other Service designee. Implementation activities are those that you carry out to execute your Plan. Priority for use of these funds must be placed on your identified species of greatest conservation need (SGCN) and their habitats, and should take into consideration the relative level of funding available for the conservation of these species. Ineligible activities include wildlife education and law enforcement activities, unless they are a minor or incidental component considered critical to the success of your project. Additional information about the C-SWG Program is available here.
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