Funding Opportunities

U.S. Department of Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

National Fish Passage Program Base Funding Fiscal Year 2023; deadline: December 31, 2023

In order to respond promptly to funding opportunities from various sources, ACFHP is soliciting applications for habitat conservation projects in need of funding that align with ACFHP’s objectives and priority habitats. The Request for Proposals is not linked to a specific funding source. Instead, newly submitted projects reviewed and approved by ACFHP will be added to our project database and recommended as funding becomes available. To be considered, review the instructions and fill out the application (both linked below).

General ACFHP habitat conservation project application, General ACFHP habitat conservation application instructions; no deadline

Other Opportunities

NOAA Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding (multiple opportunities); multiple deadlines

U.S. Department of Interior – Bureau of Reclamation; WaterSMART Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Projects for Fiscal Year 2023; deadline: June 1, 2023

Project Endorsement

Thinking of applying to a funding opportunity? Consider requesting a letter of endorsement from ACFHP! ACFHP is happy to endorse a wide variety of projects that promote the conservation of Atlantic coastal, estuarine, and diadromous fish habitats. This includes on-the-ground restoration and land protection, scientific research and assessment tools, and outreach to a variety of audiences. Applying for an endorsement is easy – just fill out our simple application, and a review team will decide whether or not the project aligns with ACFHP’s goals, mission, and vision. We can supply a letter of endorsement and our logo in as little as a week. To learn more, visit our endorsement page.