Receiving Award Funds — Award payments are primarily reimbursable. As may be applicable, successful applicants may be required to comply with such Federal, state or local requirements and obtain all necessary permits and clearances. Project and Geographic Priorities. All proposals will be screened for relevance, accuracy, completeness and compliance with NFWF and funding source policies. Please enable scripts and reload this page.
Proposals not meeting the match expectations will be considered on a limited case-by-case basis and are still encouraged to apply. Monitoring and Project Documentation – Project includes a plan for monitoring progress before, during, and after the proposed project period to track project success and adaptively address new challenges and opportunities as they arise. Recipients must also provide high-resolution photographs minimum dpi , geospatial data, and project narratives depicting the project. Proposals will then be evaluated based on the extent to which they meet the following criteria. A Spring Applicant Tip Sheet is available for quick reference while you are working through your application and can be downloaded here. Much of this funding will address the impact of two wildfires:
Projects proposed must be able to illustrate a benefit to watershed restoration and recovery or ecosystem improvement. For more guidance on project start and end dates, see the Applicant Tip Sheet. Most projects can be backdated up to January 7, in order to capture incurred costs and relevant non-federal match. NFWF strongly encourages applicants to conduct permit pre-application meetings with the appropriate administering agencies prior to submitting their proposal.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds 2018 Request for Proposals
These requests will be considered per funding cycle. Improved management practices – of acres. Budiness addition, all projects will be expected to document relevant geospatial data associated with each activity or task performed, which will be delivered as part of the project reporting information provided to NFWF and USFS.
For more guidance on project start and end dates, see the Spring Applicant Tip Sheet. In addition, all projects will be expected to document relevant geospatial data associated with each activity or task performed, which will be delivered as part of the project reporting information provided to NFWF and USFS. Multi-funding cycle projects must describe expectations for the project for each funding phase to qualify for consideration.
Compliance Requirements — Projects selected to receive federal funding may be subject to requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act state and federalNational Historic Preservation Act, and other applicable federal laws. We ask that ubsiness select only the most relevant metrics from this list for their project all buusiness Program metrics are shown in the table below.
Matching funds will bjsiness rated as follows:.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Request for Proposals
In the notes section, state the number busines types of barriers rectified i. Projects that propose on-the-ground actions for which NEPA processes have not yet been completed may consider including NEPA tasks within their overall project scope. When procuring goods and services, NFWF recipients must follow documented procurement procedures which reflect applicable laws and regulations [including but not limited to 2 CFR Uniform Guidance ]. Establishing a clear restoration strategy to restore these focus areas will improve forest health on a larger scale as opposed to individual non-contiguous segments.
Full Proposal Due Date: NFWF funds and matching contributions may not be used to support political advocacy, fundraising, lobbying, litigation, terrorist activities or Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
Grant funding will be awarded to planning, implementation, or other projects designed to advance meadow restoration or resilience within the Sierra Nevada meadows range that will benefit the Desert Terminal Lakes basins. Restoration activities that benefit a suite of species, community, or habitat are also applicable. Watershed Restoration and Management These include projects to:. You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server.
Geospatial information will be consistent with established USFS geospatial meaadows standards and format e. Strategies must include measurable outcomes and may include projects for:.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Spring 2019 Request for Proposals – CLOSED
Open house dates and meacows are subject to change so please check back periodically for latest information. Proposals not meeting the match expectations will be considered on a limited case-by-case basis and are still encouraged to apply. Partnership – An appropriate partnership exists to implement the project and the project is supported by a strong local partnership that leverages additional funds and will sustain it after the plam of the grant.
Funding decisions will be made based on level of funding and timing of when it is received by NFWF. When procuring goods and services, NFWF recipients must follow documented procurement procedures which reflect applicable laws and regulations [including but not limited to 2 CFR Uniform Guidance ].
Competitive proposals will address at least one of the Northern California Forests and Watersheds Restoration Priorities described below. NFWF strongly encourages applicants to conduct permit pre-application meetings pllan the appropriate administering agencies prior to submitting their proposal.
Long-term Sustainability – Proposal should describe how outcomes and benefits are expected to be sustained over time, including long-term monitoring and maintenance activities. Projects may request funds for neadows at any time after completing a signed agreement with NFWF. Communication – Project includes a detailed plan to communicate information about the project to appropriate audiences including but not limited to peer reviewed and professional publications and meetings.
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