Grants.gov is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget which provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. Today, the Grants.gov system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for federal grant-making agencies.
- Federal and Private Grant Funding Resources for both federal and private grants. Includes specific resources and information for projects and programs including: recreation, forest health, watershed restoration, fire, conservation education, wildlife, plants, communities, etc.
- Partnership Grant Calendar is a site managed by Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest that lists federal & private grant deadlines.
- Start a Partnership With the USDA Forest Service or Obtain Federal Financial Assistance: A guide for Tribal Governments
The National Forest Foundation has several funding opportunities:
The Matching Awards Program is a competitive grant program which funds implementation of on-the-ground conservation and restoration projects that have an immediate, quantifiable impact on the National Forest System. There are two award cycles and requirements for matching funds.
To learn more about Crowd Funding, check out this 1-page document that provides an overview.