​Capitol Building | Credit: Greg Knadle

Federal Partners

As directed by our Congressional charter, ​NFWF works closely with U.S. government agencies to maximize conservation investments. These federal partners advance our conservation efforts.

  • Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) supports a regional initiative to improve river and stream flows in the Columbia Basin.
  • The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) supports conservation efforts that benefit public land ecosystems.
  • A U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) grant supports the Walker Basin Restoration Program, which works to restore Nevada's Walker Lake, as well as efforts in the Truckee, Carson and Summit basins.
  • The Department of Defense (DOD) partners with NFWF to restore longleaf pine ecosystems in the Southeastern U.S. through the Longleaf Stewardship Fund.
  • In FY 2013, NFWF was selected by the Department of the Interior (DOI) to administer the $100 million Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program.
  • The Marine Mammal Commission supports seven domestic and international projects to benefit a variety of marine mammals.
  • ​The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) works with NFWF to sustain, restore and enhance marine and coastal habitats.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports projects to improve water quality and advance community-based watershed restoration.
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works with NFWF to support conservation projects that benefit wildlife and habitat in all 50 states, the U.S. Territories and around the globe.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (FS) works with NFWF to restore forest ecosystems across the U.S.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) works with NFWF and public and private partners to restore wildlife and habitats.