North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) US Standard Grants

Funding Agency:
US Fish and Wildlife Service

The Standard Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats. In Mexico, projects may also include technical training, environmental education and outreach, organizational infrastructure development, and sustainable-use studies.

U.S. Standard Grants Deadlines: Feb. 23, 2023; Aug. 26, 2022 link

Agency Website

Amount Description

Maximum Award $3,000,000

Minimum Award $250,001

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

February 24, 2023