Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative staff is pleased to invite you to submit applications for Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program. Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. Eastern time August 12, 2013. Applications should be prepared in accordance with Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program Guidelines and instructions in the Grant Announcement. Applicants will be notified about selected projects by February 18, 2014. Selected projects will begin no earlier than July 1, 2014.
Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative is seeking applications for the following projects.
- Project:Development of a Protocol to Assess the Health of Hatchery-Bred Long-Spined Sea Urchins (Diadema antillarum) for Use in Coral Reef Ecosystem Restoration Efforts
- Project: Identification of Suitable Coral Restoration Sites and Resilient Coral Reef Communities Through Assessment of Existing Coral Monitoring Data
- Project: Survey of Nesting Reddish Egrets in Florida
These projects are being developed to address the goals of Florida's Wildlife Action Plan. Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative has identified the project need and objectives. Applicants are asked to submit project proposals that detail the approach best suited to meet the stated objectives.
Applicants should use Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program Guidelines and the Grant Announcement for additional instructions.
Applications will include each of the following
- State Wildlife Grant application
- Scope of Work, to include an introduction, project objectives, approach, methodology and schedule; biographical sketches for the Principal Investigator and other key project personnel; budget narrative; match commitment letter; and appendices, if needed
- Budget, with three spreadsheets
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
Contact Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative with questions.