Latin America Regional Program

Funding Agency:
US Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The International Affairs Program delivers on this mission through its financial assistance programs by supporting strategic projects that deliver measurable conservation results for priority species and their habitats around the world. 

Latin America is the single most biologically diverse region of the world and of critical importance to wildlife conservation efforts in the Western Hemisphere and globally. Protecting wildlife and ecosystems in Latin America is critical for regional stability, security, and economic prosperity.  

Deadline: Apr. 12, 2019 link

Agency Website

Areas of Interest

USFWS seeks to support projects in the following areas:

1. Strengthen Wildlife Law Compliance and Enforcement 

2. Support Community Wildlife Conservation 

3. Raise Public Awareness to Change Behavior 

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants under this program can be: multi-national secretariats, foreign governments, U.S. and foreign non-profits, non-governmental organizations, community and indigenous organizations, and U.S. and foreign public and private institutions of higher education. 

Amount Description

The total amount of funding available under this program in fiscal year 2019 is expected to be $1-2 million USD. Based on program experience, it is anticipated that 10 to 20 awards will be granted this fiscal year. The amount of funding requested must be fully justified by the scope of the activities, the anticipated results, and the length of the project period. Past and present recipients of awards under this program are eligible, but must submit new proposals to compete for funding each new funding opportun

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities

External Deadline

April 12, 2019