NFWF Wetland Project Funding Opportunity RFP – due Sept 28

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) Sacramento District California In-Lieu Fee Program (ILF Program) is currently seeking proposals for aquatic resource restoration projects in the following Priority Service Areas:

  • Bear/Yuba Rivers
  • Cache/Putah Rivers
  • Calaveras/Stanislaus Rivers
  • Carson/Walker Rivers
  • Feather River
  • Kaweah/Tule River
  • Merced/Tuolumne River
  • Northeast Sacramento River
  • Northwest Sacramento River
  • Pit River

NFWF intends to partner with public, private, and non-profit organizations to help fund and implement on-the-ground wetland and/or waters restoration (re-establishment or rehabilitation), establishment (creation), and/or enhancement projects.  Projects may be stand-alone proposals or may be an identifiable component of a larger project.

In each case, the restoration benefits provided by the project must be clearly demonstrated and must meet all applicable requirements set forth in the 2008 Compensatory Mitigation for Losses of Aquatic Resources Final Rule (the “2008 Rule”).  These requirements are set forth in the 2008 Rule at 33 CFR Part 332.8(j) and 33 CFR Part 332.4(c)(2)-(14); and 40 CFR Part 230.98(j) and 40 CFR Part 230.94(c)(2)-(14).

For additional information on the ILF Program and how to apply for funding, please see the attached Request for Proposals or visit our webpage:

Pre-Proposal applications are due September 28, 2018.  For more information or questions about this Request for Proposals, please contact: