Sport Fish Restoration Program - Region 5 (Northeast Region)

The Sport Fish Restoration Act of 1950 (Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act), 64 Stat.

430 as amended; 16 U.S.C.

777-777n, except e-1 and g-1, was enacted on August 9, 195 0. It was modeled after the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to create a parallel program for management,

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conservation, and restoration of sport fishery resources.

The Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program (SFR) is funded by revenues collected from excise taxes on sport fishing equipment, electric motors and sonar, import duties on fishing tackle, yachts and pleasure craft, and a portion of gasoline tax attributable to motorboats and small engines.

Revenues are deposited into and apportioned from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund.

SFR provides funding to restore, conserve, manage, or enhance sport fish populations and the public use and benefits from these resources; to educate the public about aquatic resources; and to provide boating access to public waters.

Monies are apportioned annually following a legislatively established formula to each of the eligible participants (State fish and wildlife agencies).

Additional information about SFR is available at:
http://wsfrprograms.fws.gov/Subpages/GrantPrograms/SFR/SFR.htm.

WSFRâ¿¿s mission is to work through partnerships to conserve and manage fish and wildlife and their habitats for the use and enjoyment of current and future generations.

WSFRâ¿¿s vision is of healthy, diverse, and accessible fish and wildlife populations that offer recreation, economic activity, and other societal benefits, in addition to sustainable ecological functions.

WSFRâ¿¿s guiding principle is that society benefits from conservation-based management of fish and wildlife and their habitats and opportunities to use and enjoy them.

The Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program aligns with WSFRâ¿¿s mission, vision, and guiding principle, and supports three of the Department of the Interiorâ¿¿s priorities including:1) Creating a conservation stewardship legacy second only to Teddy Roosevelt;2) Utilizing our natural resources; and3) Restoring trust with our local communities.
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Sport Fish Restoration Program

Department of the Interior


Agency: Department of the Interior

Office: Fish and Wildlife Service

Estimated Funding: $49,000,000


Who's Eligible


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.grants.gov

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U. S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.grants.gov

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Judy_Driscoll@fws.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-10-11

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2020-09-30



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