Migratory Bird Joint Ventures. Arctic Goose Joint Venture Request for Proposals

Funding Agency:
US Fish and Wildlife Service

The Arctic Goose Joint Venture (AGJV) is a partnership-based program under the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) that provides and improves scientific information to support and promote effective management, monitoring, and conservation of northern-nesting geese. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS, or Service), a partner in the AGJV, administers financial assistance awards (grants and cooperative agreements), purchase orders, and contracts on a competitive basis for projects and studies that advance the general scientific community's understanding of goose ecology and management and is seeking proposals from interested parties.

Deadline: July 26, 2018

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

All potential applicants are eligible. Applications are encouraged from nonprofit organizations, public and private educational organizations, federal, state, provincial, local, and tribal governments and organizations, foreign governments, and individual companies. 



Amount Description

The AGJV expects to have up to $220,000 USD available to support projects. Multiple awards may be issued in the form of Cooperative Agreements, Grants, or Intra-agency Agreements. Individual awards may range from $5,000 to $90,000 USD. The AGJV encourages modest funding requests. To be competitive for funding, proposals should provide at least a 1:1 match for AGJV funds, preferably from nonfederal sources. The AGJV is providing one-time funding to projects. Funding will be provided at the beginning of the project, with no commitment to provide future, additional funding. 

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

July 26, 2018