Strategies must include measurable outcomes and may include projects for:. Ineligible applicants include businesses, unincorporated individuals, and international organizations. This strategy includes projects to manage watershed infrastructure such as roads, bridges, culverts, and drainage features. Improved management practices – of acres. Applicants may submit more than one proposal, but each proposal submitted should have only one geographic focus i. The Lassen and Eldorado National Forests, in conjunction with NFWF, have identified these watersheds as primary focal areas in order to maximize available resources and achieve the highest possible conservation outcomes.
Strategies must include measurable outcomes and may include projects for:. Larger match ratios and matching fund contributions from a diversity of partners are encouraged and will be more competitive during application review. Proposals will then be evaluated based on the extent to which they meet the following criteria. Identify proposed partners, if known including potential or contemplated subawards to third party subrecipients of the applicant , the roles they will play in implementing the project, and how this project will build new or enhance existing partnerships. 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.
Improved management practices – of acres.
Please check the Program page for the most current information at www. Non-federal match may include non-federal cash, in-kind contributions of staff and volunteer time, work performed, materials and services donated, or other tangible contributions to the project objectives and mfwf.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Spring 2019 Request for Proposals – CLOSED
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This strategy includes projects to manage recreational and non-natural features such as trails, roads, campsites, and fuel breaks. Projects may request funds for reimbursement at any time after completing a signed agreement with NFWF.
California meadows funding is applicable for projects that will benefit the Desert Meadowd Lakes basins Figure 4.
The goal of the Sierra Nevada meadows funding is ubsiness restore habitat and validate restoration benefits. Funding decisions will be made based on level of funding and timing of when it is received by NFWF.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Request for Proposals
This strategy includes projects to manage recreational and non-natural features such as trails, roads, campsites, and fuel breaks. Full Proposal Due Date: 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.
These requests will be considered per funding cycle. February 26, ; 8: Receiving Award Funds — Award payments are primarily reimbursable.
If applicable, state how many acres are for improved campsites, or for fuels reduction activities such as mechanical thinning, etc. Through busindss collaboration, NFWF and USFS established a Restoration Strategy which aims to provide targeted watershed-scale projects to accomplish the highest return on conservation outcomes and return on investments. While a mixed portfolio of projects is possible, preference will be given to projects that will advance recovery of key focal species, specifically, California spotted owl, willow flycatcher, Yosemite toad, and native trout including Lahontan cutthroat trout.
Larger match ratios and matching fund contributions from a diversity of partners are encouraged and will be more competitive during application review. Proposals will then be evaluated based on the extent to which they meet the following criteria. Communication husiness 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.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Spring Request for Proposals – CLOSED
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 busihess.
Much of this funding will address the impact of two wildfires: The project budget must accurately reflect the actual costs necessary to complete all elements of the scope of work including any monitoring and environmental compliance costs.
The goal of the Sierra Nevada meadows funding is to restore habitat and validate restoration benefits. 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. Geospatial information will be consistent with established USFS geospatial data standards and format e. Please enable scripts and reload this page. This page location is: Matching contributions will be evaluated by comparing the total funding request and the non-federal dollar value in-kind or cash of the funds being provided by the applicant.
Eligible meadow projects are referenced in Chapter 1 of the Restoration Strategy. For more guidance on project start and end dates, see the Applicant Tip Sheet. For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact: A request of an advance of funds must be due to an imminent need of expenditure and must detail how the funds will be used and provide justification and a timeline for expected disbursement of these funds.