Funding calendar

This funding calendar highlights some funding opportunities for critical lands conservation and restoration. For more information visit our Grants & Programs page or Contact Us.

JANUARY

Natural Resources Conservation Service – deadline for landowner sign-ups for conservation  programs* (contact NRCS. Deadlines change every year)

FEBRUARY

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Five-Star Restoration grants

Farm and Ranch Protection Program (FRPP) grants (through May 8 for funding this year)

MARCH

US Fish & Wildlife Service Standard NAWCA grant

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Habitat Montana grants

Wildlife Conservation Society Wildlife Action Opportunities Fund

APRIL

MT Fish and Wildlife Conservation Trust Fund grant

MAY JUNE

Wal-Mart Acres for America grant

Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks Future Fisheries Improvement Program

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Conservation Programs sign-ups cut-off date

JULY

US Fish & Wildlife Service Standard NAWCA grant

AUGUST SEPTEMBER

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Key Stone Initiative grant

OCTOBER

US Fish & Wildlife Service Small NAWCA grant

Montana Department of Environmental Quality 319 Grant pre-proposal

NOVEMBER

Montana Department of Environmental Quality 319 Grant

Wal-Mart Acres of America grant

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Key Stone Initiative

DECEMBER

Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks Future Fisheries Improvement Program

ONGOING:

* NRCS Conservation Programs that allow you to apply at any time, with a June 1 cut-off date for next year’s funding. Check with NRCS as application dates change on an annual basis:
NRCS Conservation Programs
EQIP = Environmental Quality Improvements Program
WHIP = Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program
WRP = Wetland Reserve Program

Charlotte Martin Foundation

FWP Migratory Bird (Duck) Stamp

FWP Wildlife Mitigation Trust Fund

SWiG State Wildlife Grants Program

Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) letters of inquiry

Wallace Genetic Foundation