Wildlife Restoration and Basic Hunter Education Region 5 Northeast Region

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Funding Opportunity ID: 321206
Opportunity Number: F20AS00008
Opportunity Title: Wildlife Restoration and Basic Hunter Education Region 5 Northeast Region
Opportunity Category: Mandatory
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.611
Eligible Applicants: State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-FWS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service
Posted Date: Oct 03, 2019
Close Date: Aug 31, 2021
Last Updated Date: Oct 03, 2019
Award Ceiling: $10,000,000
Award Floor: $5,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 0
Description: The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, 50 Stat. 917 as amended; 16 U.S.C. 669-669k, now known as the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, was enacted on September 2, 1937, and began functioning July 1, 1938. The purpose of this Act has been to provide funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat, wildlife management research, and the distribution of information produced by the projects. The Act was amended on October 23, 1970, to include funding for hunter safety programs and the development or the operation and maintenance of firearm and archery ranges. The Act was also amended on May 10, 2019 with the passage of the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act, Pub. L. 116-17 (16 U.S.C. 669) to facilitate acquiring land for, expanding, or constructing public target ranges, including ranges on Federal land (See Attachment A for more information.) Additional information about the Wildlife Restoration Grant Program (WR) is available on our website here: Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program.
Version: 2
Modification Comments: Changed discretionary to mandatory





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