The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking applications for its Headquarters Plant Conservation and Restoration Management Program.
Donor Name: Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: More than $1 million
Grant Duration: 5 Years
The BLM Headquarters Plant Conservation and Restoration Program (PCRP) is seeking partners to assist with implementation of Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) ecosystem conservation and restoration activities.
Program Strategic Goals
- Implementing the National Seed Strategy
- Implementing the Recommendations in the National Academies of Sciences, Enginering, and Medicine’s Assessment of Seed Needs and Capacities- Final Report, particularly, Recommendation 2.0-Federal land-management agencies should participate in building regional programs and partnerships to promote native plant materials development and native plant restoration, helping to establish such regional programs in areas where they do not yet exist.
- Developing genetically appropriate native plant material/seed for use in habitat restoration;
- Implementing and assessing seed-based restoration techniques/efforts;
- Collaborating with farmers and conservationists to increase BLM Stock and Foundation seed amounts to use on larger Seed Increase IDIQ contracts so that commercial availability of genetically diverse, locally sourced seed for restoration, rehabilitation and reclamation projects is increased at a landscape scale;
- Supporting Source-Identified Seed Certification programs via partnerships with state seed certifying agencies;
- Inventorying, monitoring and restoring rare plant species and their associated communities to include development of conservation strategies/plans that include the best management practices and reporting on the condition and trend of rare plant species and their habitat;
- Collaborating with Tribal governments to develop strategies for native materials
Funding Opportunity Goals
- Developing genetically appropriate native plant material/seed for use in habitat restoration
- Implementing and assessing seed-based restoration techniques/efforts
- Inventorying, monitoring, and restoring rare plant species and their associated communities to include development of conservation strategies/plans that include best management practices and reporting on the condition and trend of rare plant species and their habitat.
- Estimated Total Funding: $35,000,000
- Maximum Award: $10,000,000
- Minimum Award: $5,000,000
Agreement terms for funded projects are estimated to range between one and no more than five years and are determined based on the period of performance as stated on the recipient’s project proposal.
- State governments
- County governments
- City or township governments
- Special district governments
- Independent school districts
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Private institutions of higher education
For more information, visit Grants.gov.