Upcoming Grant Opportunities – SNC Newsletter June/July 2017
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES NEWSLETTER
June – July 2017
Upcoming Grants that Might be of Interest:
- The California Conservation Innovation Grant program (due June 7) provides funds to demonstrate innovative conservation approaches and technologies on private agricultural lands.
- Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Grants (due June 21) fund the acquisition or enhancement of resource lands to mitigate the loss or detriment to resource lands associated with transportation improvements.
- The National Forest Foundation Matching Awards Program (due June 26) provides funds for direct on-the-ground projects benefiting America’s National Forests and Grasslands.
- The National Park Service Rivers and Trails Conservation Grant (due June 30) provides facilitation and planning assistance for parks, trails, and outdoor recreation projects.
- The Museum Assessment Program (due July 1) provides technical assistance to small and mid-size museums, including historical sites, to assess their strengths and weaknesses and to prepare for the future.
- North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA): U.S. Standard Grants (due July 14) fund projects which increase bird populations and wetland habitat while supporting local economies and American traditions, such as hunting, fishing, birdwatching, family farming, and cattle ranching.
- US FWS Recovery Implementation Grants (due July 31) support conservation projects that will help prevent extinction, improve the recovery status, or lead to the delisting of a species.
- The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment: Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund (due August 1) provides modest general support grants to small grassroots organizations that address tough environmental problems such as toxic pollution, sustainable agriculture, climate change, environmental degradation of rivers and wild places, and the environmental health of communities.
- The Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program (due August 1) seeks to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by making strategic investments that will protect agricultural lands from conversion to urban or rural residential development.
- Cabela’s Outdoor Fund (due August 2) supports efforts that focus on the recruitment, retention, and reactivation of hunters, anglers, campers, and recreational shooters.
- The Outdoor Environmental Education Facilities Grant Program (due September 1) supports the development of outdoor environmental education facilities, such as public outdoor structures and exhibits.
- The California Wildlife Board’s Rangeland, Grazing Land, and Grasslands Protection Program (rolling) protects California’s rangeland, grazing land, and grassland through the use of conservation easements.
- The California Wildlife Board’s Forest Conservation Program (rolling) supports the conservation, preservation, and restoration of productive managed forest lands and forest reserve areas, including the conservation of water resources and natural habitat for native fish, wildlife, and plants found on these lands.
Your SNC Area Representative can help you set up an individual consultation with the SNC Funding Team to get advice about specific funding opportunities or general fund development strategies. To take advantage of this resource, contact your Area Representative.
Grant Writing Workshops are available to help build the capacity of organizations that serve the Sierra Nevada Region. If you are interested in organizing or attending a workshop, contact your Area Representative.