San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Acres for America 2018 Request for Proposals

March 27, 2018 0:00am to April 26, 2018 20:59pm

Acres for America is the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's (NFWF) premier land conservation program, and was established to provide urgently needed funding for projects that conserve important large-scale habitats for fish, wildlife, and plants through land acquisitions and perpetual conservation easements.

The Request for Proposals will collect pre-proposals from around the nation; from which NFWF will select a small number of applicants to submit a more detailed full proposal. Prior to submitting a pre-proposal, applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate NFWF regional office (listed in the Applicant Assistance section of this RFP). The purpose is to give the applicant an opportunity to share project concepts and ideas prior to fully preparing and submitting a pre-proposal.

Preferential consideration will be given to proposals that can demonstrate their ability to achieve more than one of the program priorities below.

  • ‚ÄčConserve critical habitats for birds, fish, plants and wildlife
  • Connect existing protected lands to unify wild places and protect critical migration routes
  • Provide access for people to enjoy the outdoors
  • Ensure the future of local economies that depend on forestry, ranching and wildlife

Please visit the website for eligibility criteria, applicant webinar, and how to apply.