FNPS Conservation Grant Program


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Agency NameFlorida Native Plant Society
Affiliationnon-profit
Web Sitehttp://www.fnps.org/
Project Annual Funding Level 1 to 3 grants per year - up to $5,000
Range of Funding (Landowner) Up to $5,000
Criteria for funding project The Conservation Committee will give highest consideration to projects that accomplish at least two of the following goals: •Promote the preservation, conservation, restoration, and/or protection of Florida rare or imperiled* native plant taxa and Florida rare or imperiled* native plant communities. Specifically, Florida rare or imperiled* native plant taxa within their plant communities; plant communities where Florida rare or imperiled* native plant taxa are located and/or have been historically located; and formal state-of-the-art acquisition, restoration, and land management of rare or imperiled* plant communities. •Heighten community and/or scientific awareness of Florida rare or imperiled* native plant taxa and Florida rare or imperiled* native plant communities. •Advance the protection of Florida rare or imperiled* native plant taxa within their habitats and Florida rare or imperiled* native plant communities. •Provide long-term benefits to Florida rare or imperiled* native plant taxa and Florida rare or imperiled* native plant communities. •Promote contiguous and sustainable habitat for Florida rare or imperiled* native plant taxa and Florida rare or imperiled* native plant communities through acquisition, restoration, and appropriate management of those lands that protect intact ecosystems, native flora, and wildlife.
Geographic Coverage AreaAll Florida Counties
Description of ProgramThe Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS), whose mission is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida, provides Conservation Grants annually of up to $5,000 to one or more projects that the Conservation Committee determines to fulfill the Society’s mission.
When are landowner applications accepted?Submittal Information - Submit completed applications by the 1st Friday in March (3/3/17). Applications must be submitted via email in either a Microsoft ® Word document or Adobe ® pdf format,to info@fnps.org.
Match Required?No, however match is encouraged
Target Invasive Species?
Any other Requirements or Eligibility?Application requires the support of a local FNPS Chapter and must be signed by the Chapter President.
Agreement Requiredyes (FNPS contract) n/a
Permanent Contact Person Juliet Rynear or Annie Schmidt
Contact number863-734-1219
e-mail addressjulietrynear@yahoo.com or monotropa@aol.com
contacted last2016-07-13 00:00:00.0