Contact Information


If you have questions concerning your application, please contact the staff member listed in your RFP. You can also email


 Due Dates

  • 12/19/2014
    Fisheries Innovation Fund
    Pre-Proposal Deadline

  • 2/3/2015
    Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 2/5/2015
    Longleaf Stewardship Fund
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 2/27/2015
    Fisheries Innovation Fund
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 4/30/2015
    Fisheries Innovation Fund
    Award Notification Deadline

​Shortgrass prairie | Credit: Greg Knadle

​Budget Instructions

Please click on the Detailed Budget Instructions link below to access full instructions on budgeting requirements.
A complete detailed budget must be submitted with NFWF Full Proposals. Applicants must provide the information requested per the guidelines in the RFP as well in the Detailed Budget Instructions document in order to prevent review, approval and/or contracting delays (if applicable). Do not include matching contributions in the proposal budget. The Budget Grant Total must equal the amount requested from NFWF on the Project Information page.
The budget must comply with the OMB circulars that apply to the applicant (refer to for more information). All costs must be broken down into distinct line items and must directly relate to the project activities described in the proposal. Please refer to the RFP for specific guidance on allowable line items as well as the detailed budget instructions. Submitted budgets that do not comply may be returned to the applicant and may cause delays in the proposal review process.
No part of the budget (neither NFWF funds nor match) may include costs relating to:

X Advocacy

X Fundraising

X Terrorist Activities

X Lobbying

X Litigation

X Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations

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