RFP: Land Conservation and Management Activities that Benefit Military Installations and Ranges
Pre-Proposal Deadline: January 24, 2020
The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program may provide up to $15 million in FY20 funding for land conservation or management activities that limit incompatible development in the vicinity of DoD installations and ranges, maintain or improve military installation resilience, or relieve current or anticipated environmental restrictions. Projects that address coastal resilience, wildfire threats and Sentinel Landscapes goals are desired.
Criteria of note to groups interested in source water and watershed protection include:
- Protecting large parcels of land in priority areas already targeted by DoD installations.
· Effective delivery of local, state, and federal programs to maintain compatible land use.
· Engaging private investors, market-based incentives, and USEPA revolving fund programs.
· Leveraging large-scale land conservation programs (USDA NRCS and USFS; USDOI USFWS).
The RFP and pre-proposal forms are available at https://www.usendowment.org/grant-rfps/