NFWF MEADOWS BUSINESS PLAN
Projects may request funds for reimbursement at any time after completing a signed agreement with NFWF. Permits — Successful applicants will be required to provide sufficient documentation that the project expects to receive or has received all necessary permits and clearances to comply with any Federal, state or local requirements. Proposals should describe specifically how the project aligns with complementary conservation initiatives, and reference appropriate documentation. Additional background information for the example projects are referenced in the RFP Appendix. Technical Merit – Project is technically sound and feasible, and the proposal sets forth a clear, logical and achievable work plan and timeline. The availability of federal funds estimated in this solicitation is contingent upon the federal appropriations process. In some cases, if a permit pre-application meeting has not been completed, NFWF may require successful applicants to complete such a meeting prior to grant award.
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 ]. We ask that applicants select only the most relevant metrics from this list for their project all possible Program metrics are shown in the table below. Receiving Award Funds — Award payments are primarily reimbursable. For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact: Larger match ratios and matching fund contributions from a diversity of partners are encouraged and will be more competitive during application review. To better gauge progress on individual grants and to ensure greater consistency of project data provided by multiple grants, the Northern California Forests and Watersheds Program has a list of metrics in Easygrants for applicants to choose from for future reporting.
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.
This strategy includes projects to manage recreational and non-natural features such as trails, roads, campsites, and fuel breaks.
California meadows funding is applicable throughout the Sierra Nevada meadow range as referenced in the Restoration Strategy Figure pla.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Request for Proposals
For more information or questions about this RFP, please contact: Watershed Restoration and Management These include projects to:. Please check the Program page for the most current information at www.
Projects proposed must be able to illustrate a benefit to watershed restoration and recovery or ecosystem improvement. Thursday, March 22, by Monitoring and Project Documentation – Project includes a plan for monitoring progress before, during, and after the proposed project period to track project success nwf adaptively address new challenges and opportunities as they arise.
The project deliverable s clearly contribute to a practical advancement toward those goals. 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 outcomes.
For more guidance on project start and end dates, see the Spring Applicant Tip Sheet. A Spring Applicant Tip Sheet is available for quick reference while you are working through your application and can be downloaded here.
The Sierra Nevada meadows priority is to restore and protect mountain meadow ecosystems which serve as key habitat for fish and wildlife and provide hydrological benefits for people, such as increased groundwater storage, flow reliability, and reduced sedimentation.
Through this collaborative strategy, the goals of this competitive grant program are to:.
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. All project costs and matching contributions must be expended within the project period of performance.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds 2018 Request for Proposals
As may be applicable, successful applicants buziness be required to comply with such Federal, state or local requirements and obtain all necessary permits and clearances. Receiving Award Funds — Award payments are primarily reimbursable. Projects proposed must be able to illustrate a benefit to watershed restoration and recovery or ecosystem improvement.
Open house dates and locations are subject to change so please check back periodically for latest information. Restoration activities that benefit a suite of species, community, or habitat are also applicable.
Recipients must also provide high-resolution photographs nfaf dpigeospatial data, and project narratives depicting the project. Applicants may submit more than one proposal, but each proposal submitted should have only one p,an focus i. Proposals should describe specifically how the project aligns with complementary conservation initiatives, and reference appropriate documentation.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Spring Request for Proposals – CLOSED
Proposals will then be evaluated based on the extent to which they meet the following criteria. 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.
Applicants should budget time and resources mewdows complete this task.
Geospatial information will be consistent with established USFS geospatial data standards and format e. For issues or assistance with our online Easygrants system, please contact: Please enable scripts and reload this page.
Northern California Forests and Watersheds Spring 2019 Request for Proposals – CLOSED
To better gauge progress on individual grants and to ensure greater consistency of project data provided by multiple grants, the Northern California Forests and Watersheds Program has a list of metrics in Easygrants for applicants to choose from for future reporting.
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 life of the grant. 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.
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.