America the Beautiful Challenge

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Type of Funding Opportunity: Grant

Agency / Organization: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Deadline: April 4, 2024 (pre-Proposal); July 16, 2024 (full Proposal by invitation only)


This America the Beautiful Challenge (ATBC) request for proposal consolidates funding from multiple federal agencies and the private sector to enable applicants to conceive and develop large-scale, locally-led projects that address shared funder priorities spanning public, Tribal, and private lands. Applicants must address cumulative benefits to fish and wildlife, enhanced carbon sequestration and storage, benefits to and engagement with underserved communities, and protection of ecosystems through resilience-focused and nature-based solutions. Approximately $119 million will be awarded nationwide.

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