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Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Wildlife Habitat Council are requesting proposals for the 2018 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program, which can award a total of $2 million.

Projects include ecological improvements,  targeted community outreach, education and stewardship. Ecological improvements may include one or more of the following: wetland, riparian, forest and coastal habitat restoration; wildlife conservation, community tree canopy enhancement, water quality monitoring and stormwater management. Projects should also increase access to the benefits of nature, reduce the impact of environmental hazards and engage local communities, particularly underserved communities, in project planning, outreach and implementation.

The website<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.nfwf.org_fivestar_Pages_2018rfp.aspx&d=DwMFAg&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=KL3P7dYxFNGjdPnUGoreXg&m=P9gnp5F9MRLDpTElR_AO7obS1tfFXEZarMwdGFkB23o&s=nq3QaKl7rvLLVucOm6QPrjb3cOUd0oyf2JxDh51bVU4&e=> provides program priorities and application tips. RFPs are due January 31.

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2018 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program RFP


U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities is requesting proposals for the 2018 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program, which can award a total of $3 million.

The program goal is to accelerate strategic protection of healthy, freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds by developing funding mechanisms, plans, or other strategies to implement large-scale watershed protection, source water protection, green infrastructure, or related landscape conservation objectives; building the sustainable organizational infrastructure, social support, and long-term funding commitments necessary to implement large-scale protection of healthy watersheds; and supporting innovative or catalytic projects that may accelerate funding for or implementation of watershed protection efforts, or broadly advance this field of practice.

The website<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.usendowment.org_healthywatersheds.html&d=DwMFAg&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=KL3P7dYxFNGjdPnUGoreXg&m=DmdncfPxgdHWDionCq_is70S_HpVvSF2UgrFzgyPzpk&s=nkYm5PshRRIXN_uaPYbjzivd9nHZasrzgzjiHXckjMQ&e=> provides program priorities and application tips. RFPs are due February 1.

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For more information on these grant programs, contact Kamilah Carter at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.