Acres for America
Agency: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Program Website: http://www.nfwf.org/acresforamerica/Pages/home.aspx
About The Program
Acres for America is a partnership between NFWF and Walmart to conserve lands of national significance, protect critical fish and wildlife habitat, and benefit people and local economies. Priorities include conservation of critical habitats for wildlife, connecting existing protected lands to unify wild places and protect migration routes, providing access for people to enjoy the outdoors, and ensuring the future of local economies that depend on forestry, ranching, and wildlife. Eligible applicants include non-profit 501(c) organizations, state government agencies, local governments, municipal governments, Indian tribes, and educational institutions. Ineligible applicants include U.S. Federal government agencies, private businesses, individuals, international organizations. All grant awards require a minimum 1:1 match of cash or contributed goods and services. Federal funds may be considered as match.