Conservation Partners Program

Conservation Partners Program

Federal Agencies/Foundations
Funder Name:
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Eligible Applicants:
State Agencies
Local governments and Utility Districts
Non-profits organizations
Colleges, Schools and Research Institutions
Relevant Project Area:
Endangered Species and Species Conservation
Capacity Building, Collaboration, & Planning
Funding Range:

The purpose of the partnership is to provide grants on a competitive basis to increase technical assistance capacity to advance the implementation of three complementary programs--NRCS’s Landscape Conservation Initiatives, NFWF’s Conservation Priorities, and the NRCS-U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnership – Working Lands for Wildlife. In order to maximize benefits to these three programs, the program also seeks to target investments in certain identified Program Priority Areas 

The CPP program funding will support:
  • Accelerated implementation of NRCS/NFWF initiatives and Farm Bill conservation programs within the Program Priority Areas and Working Lands for Wildlife Focal Areas listed below
  • Incorporation of best available science in applying conservation systems and strategically focusing resources where the greatest conservation opportunities exist
  • Increased landowner/manager awareness and participation in NRCS/NFWF initiatives and Farm Bill programs
  • Identifying and promoting positive economic outcomes as a result of conservation system implementation

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.