Thank you for your interest in Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative's State Wildlife Grants Program. The application period is now closed for 2016. Please check back in late spring/early summer 2017 for an update on new funding opportunities.

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Should you have any questions regarding the grant cycle or application requirements, please contact Andrea Alden, the State Wildlife Grants Coordinator, at or Robyn McDole, the Assistant State Wildlife Grants Coordinator, at

If you would like to discuss project ideas with one of our biologists, please see the contact page.

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Application and Submission Instructions

Projects are developed to address the implementation goals.

Applicants should obtain a copy of Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program GuidelinesAdobe PDF and Florida's State Wildlife Grants Report GuidelinesAdobe PDF for additional information. Applications will include each of the following sections.

  • Application FormAdobe PDF - limited to two (2) pages
  • Scope of Work, including:
    • Introduction
    • Objectives
    • Methods
    • Schedule
      (The introduction, objectives, methods and schedule listed above are limited to five (5) pages total)
    • Biographical Sketches - maximum of 1/2 page per person, single spaced
    • Budget Narrative - maximum of three (3) pages
    • Appendices (as needed), i.e. high resolution or color images, charts, tables, etc. - limited to five (5) pages
    • Match commitment letter
  • Budget Form - consists of three (3) Excel sheets

In general, applications will be evaluated based on how well the project criteria are addressed, on the applicant's qualifications, on the technical merit of the proposed approach, on the appropriate use of funds, and verifiable deliverables. Each application will be scored in an initial reviewAdobe PDF, technical reviewAdobe PDF, and final reviewAdobe PDF.


2016 Grant AnnouncementAdobe PDF (closed)

Frequently Asked QuestionsAdobe PDF


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