How to apply...
Participating States will submit a narrative statement describing the need, objectives, benefits, approach, amount and source of matching funds, and fees for use of facility. The State submits the narrative statement as identified in 50 CFR Part 85.22 to the appropriate Regional Office when applying for a grant. After approval, the standard application forms furnished by the Federal agency and required by 43 CFR Part 12, Subpart C, "Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments," must be used. Environmental assessment is required where actions will significantly affect the human environment.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
The Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service will select projects to be funded based on established criteria. Regional Offices make awards to approved applicants.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.