Funding Sources for Restoration Projects
As it is developed, this
section will contain more links & information about finding funding
sources for restoration projects.
Ecosystem Restoration Foundation
and Rural Assistance Grants - National Endowment for the Arts
in partnership with the USDA Forest Service
Foundation: Pacific Northwest Restoration - Washington,
Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, western Montana (including the Rocky
Mountain Range), and the rain forest region of southern
California Wetland Restoration Project Funding-Southern CA
Foundation - U.S.A. and selected international (U.S.-based
organizations for projects in Mexico, Central America, and sub-Saharan
Fund for Environmental Restoration - California
EPA's River Corridor and Wetland Restoration Grants
EPA- Watershed Assistance Grants
Forest Protection Alliance Mini-grant Program
Foundation Center - compiles a list of funding sources for
for Rural America
Endowments for the Environment
Walton League of America
Lakes: Global Nature Fund - international lakes
Arbor Day Foundation
Center for Environmental Research
Fish and Wildlife Foundation - U.S.A.
Science Foundation - highly competitive
- Programs for Restoring, Creating & Enhancing Wetlands on Private
Lands - Nebraska
Research Funding Search
Foundation, Inc. - Urban and Suburban U.S.A.
Reforestation and Habitat Restoration Grant Fund - King
FWS - Partners for Wildlife - U.S. program for private
NRCS - Environmental Quality Incentives Program - U.S. program
for farmers & ranchers
Watershed Assistance Grants
and Riparian Restoration Grants
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation - Western U.S.
- Incorporate scientific
research into restoration projects to extend funding opportunities.
- Investigate environmental
foundations and nonprofit organizations;many will fund restoration
- Hiring a professional
grant writer is often worth the investment.
- Develop community programs
to increase funding (i.e. Adopt-a-lot, Adopt-a-stream)