Contact Information


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


 Due Dates

  • 11/30/2015
    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund
    Awards Announced

  • 11/30/2015
    Sea Turtles
    Notification Deadline

  • 12/1/2015
    Apache Trout; Atlantic Flyway Shorebird Initiative; Cabinet Yaak Wildlife Corridors; Caribbean Seabird Program; Coral Reefs; Great Migrations and Crucial Corridors; Hawaiian Forest Birds; Lahontan Cutthroat Trout; Northern Great Plains Initiative; Pacific Seabird Program; Russian River Coho; Sea Turtles; Seabirds; Sierra Nevada Meadow Restoration; Southeast Native Bass; Working for Wildlife
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 12/10/2015
    Environmental Solutions for Communities
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 12/15/2015
    Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists
    Full Proposal Deadline

  • 12/16/2015
    Bureau of Reclamation Klamath Coho Habitat Restoration Program
    Pre-Proposal Deadline

  • 12/20/2015
    Alaska Fish and Wildlife Fund
    Notification Deadline

  • 12/31/2015
    River Herring
    Notification Deadline

  • 12/31/2015
    Pulling Together Initiative
    Notification Deadline

  • 2/3/2016
    Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program
    Full Proposal Deadline

​Shortgrass prairie | Credit: Greg Knadle

​Budget Instructions

Please use the links below to access full instructions on budgeting requirements:

For RFPs released prior to 10/5/2015 – use these links:

For RFPs released on or after 10/5/2015 – use these links:

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 as in the documents above, in order to prevent review, approval and/or contracting delays (as applicable). Do not include matching contributions in the proposal budget. The budgeted Total Costs must equal the amount requested from NFWF on the Project Information page.

The budget must comply with OMB’s Uniform Guidance. All costs must be itemized into the appropriate budget categories and must directly relate to the project activities described in the proposal. Please refer to the RFP as well as the links above for specific guidance on allowable line items. 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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