Longleaf Stewardship Fund 2015 RFP Available

Longleaf Stewardship Fund 2015 RFP Available

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to expand and enhance longleaf pine ecosystem restoration and management across longleaf pine’s historical range. The Longleaf Stewardship Fund is a landmark public-private partnership supported with Federal funding from the USDA’s Forest Service (FS) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Department of Defense (DoD), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and private funding from Southern Company, International Paper’s Forestland Stewards Initiative and Altria Group.

Please closely review the RFP available at http://www.nfwf.org/longleaf/Pages/LSF-RFP-2015.aspx for funding priorities, competitive criteria, and eligibility guidelines. Proposals must be submitted by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 5, 2015 via NFWF’s online application system in order to be considered.

An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 10:00am Eastern/9:00am Central. You may register for this webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/120925935.   

Interested applicants may contact Suzanne Sessine at suzanne.sessine@nfwf.org, or Jon Scott at jonathan.scott@nfwf.org, with any questions and to discuss project ideas.