By Published On: April 1, 2019

Apply Now for Small Grants With a Big Impact

Apply now for a North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Grant! The Small Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects that involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated upland habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. Grant requests may not exceed $100,000, and funding priority is given to grantees or partners new to the program.

Deadline for grant applications is October 18, 2018.

  • Learn how to apply for a U.S. Small NAWCA Grant.
  • Download the U.S. Small Grants Program Fact Sheet.

Since 1996, some 1,780 partners in 8,180 projects have received more than $49.7 million in grants.  They have contributed another $175 million in matching funds to affect 399,000 acres of habitat! The Small Grants Program is an important catalyst in developing a pool of new grantees and/or partners for the Standard Grants Program. Contact Tina Dennison ( at the Intermountain West Joint Venture for assistance with your grant applicatio