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Grants to California nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and Tribal governments for projects to protect and restore wildlife habitats and endangered or threatened species. Priority will be given to proposals that are designed to prevent the extinction of a federally listed species, prevent the need to list a candidate species, or have a direct impact on the recovery of a listed species. Consideration will also be given to proposals involving a candidate or recently delisted species.
Projects proposed for funding may involve management, research, monitoring, and outreach activities or any combination thereof. Proposals should include clear and specific information about how the proposed work would contribute to species recovery or prevent the need to list a species under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). Successful applications will be those that demonstrate a direct conservation benefit to the species or its habitat. Eligible activities may include, but are not limited to:
For the 2023 cycle, CDFW will give priority to projects that address the following themes:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Funded activities must be completed within the grant performance period which may not exceed 3 years from the project start date.
Project proposals must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with “ESCRP 2023” included in the subject line.
For questions regarding this PSN or the ESCRP program, please contact Daniel Applebee at Daniel.Applebee@wildlife.ca.gov.
Wildlife Branch - Nongame Wildlife Program
1010 Riverside Parkway,
West Sacramento, CA 95605