Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative accepting applications for Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program

Florida’s Wildlife Legacy Initiative staff is pleased to invite you to submit applications for Florida’s State Wildlife Grants Program. Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. Eastern time July 28, 2014. Applications should be prepared in accordance with Florida’s State Wildlife Grants Program Guidelines, which can be found at the State Wildlife Grants - Apply for a Grant webpage. Applicants will be notified about selected projects by February 13, 2015. Selected projects will start no earlier than July 1, 2015.


Florida’s Wildlife Legacy Initiative is seeking applications for the following projects. The attached PDF contains the specific criteria for the 2014 State Wildlife Grants Announcement.


  • Data Gaps

-         Project: Filling Data Gaps to Address the Management of the Sanibel Island Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris sanibeli)

  •  Marine

-         Project: Turf Algae, Sedimentation, and Community Structure and Process

  • Climate Adaptation

-         Project: Community-based oyster restoration and living shoreline


Florida’s Wildlife Legacy Initiative has identified the project need and objectives. Applicants are asked to submit project proposals that detail the approach best suited to meet the stated objectives.


To be considered, applicants must submit a completed State Wildlife Grant application, fully developed scope of work, budget and match commitment letter that specifically relate to the needs and objectives of these projects.


Should you have any questions regarding the grant cycle or application requirements, please contact Andrea Alden, the State Wildlife Grants Coordinator, at Andrea.Alden@MyFWC.com or Robyn McDole, the Assistant State Wildlife Grants Coordinator, at Robyn.McDole@MyFWC.com.



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