The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is soliciting proposals for its 2024 Threatened and Endangered Species Program.
Donor Name: Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $100,000 to $500,000
Grant Duration: 5 Years
The BLM Headquarters (HQ) Threatened and Endangered Species Program works to conserve and recover over 330 federally-listed and over 2,700 Bureau sensitive animal and plant species and their habitat on public lands in collaboration with other BLM programs and partners.
The Program’s Strategic Goals include:
- Conserving and recovering federally-listed and BLM sensitive species;
- Implementing conservation and recovery actions that result in a direct on the ground population or conservation benefit;
- Providing complete, current and accurate information on the distribution and abundance of BLM Special Status Species and their habitats to increase professional and public knowledge and understanding of these resources;
- Collecting data and other information to assess threats and species/habitat responses to proactive conservation and recovery efforts or best management practices/design features for BLM Special Status Species.
- Increasing public knowledge of BLM Special Status Species and their habitats;
- Increasing public awareness and understanding of BLM Special Status species and their habitats on public and private lands; and,
- Engaging youth, citizen-scientists, and students in monitoring and directed research of various BLM Special Status species and their habitats
The BLM (HQ) Threatened and Endangered Species Program has an opportunity to work with partner organizations to assist with:
- Contributing to the above-described Program strategic goals.
- On-the-ground actions that conserve and recover federally-listed, Bureau sensitive, and rare wildlife and plants.
- Targeted inventory and monitoring to determine species status and conservation opportunities.
- Gaining knowledge about federally-listed, Bureau sensitive, and rare species and their habitats including, but not limited to, propagation, genetics, ecology and threats.
- Providing for protection or management of federally-listed, Bureau sensitive, and rare species and their habitats.
- Augmenting federally-listed, Bureau sensitive, and rare species through translocations, seed collections, and/or propagation.
- Increasing program efficiencies and effectiveness in Endangered Species Act Section 7a2 consultations and Section 7a1 conservation programs.
- Increasing public knowledge of federally-listed, Bureau sensitive, and rare wildlife and plants on BLM managed lands, including with a targeted focus on communities of color, low-income families, and rural and indigenous communities.
- Communications including program outreach, education, and Program website updates.
- Estimated Total Funding: $500,000
- Maximum Award: $250,000
- Minimum Award: $10,000
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)
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- 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.