At a Glance
Frequently Asked Questions
Since 2002, more than $50.1 million in grants.
Grants have supported 451 projects in 36 countries.
Partners have contributed an additional $190.6 million.
More than 3.7 million acres of habitat affected.
Do I have to
stay within the narrative page limit?
For additional information about the proposal phase, see also “HOW TO APPLY FOR A NMBCA GRANT”.
criteria are used in selecting projects?
How soon can
I expect to have access to grant funds?
For additional information about the administration phase, see also http://www.fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/NMBCA/Manage.shtm and http://www.fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/NMBCA/Reporting.shtm.
Do I have to stay within the narrative page
Should I apply to both the core and IMPACT
Do I need a Dun and
Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number?
How do I obtain a DUNS number if my organization is outside the
Do I need to register in the System for Award
My organization is not in the USA; do I
need to register with DUNS and SAM?
I am having trouble using Grants.gov;
who can help?
I sent the proposal one minute before the
deadline, but my Internet server caused a delay and you did not receive it
until 10 minutes after the deadline; will you accept it?
If my proposal was not funded in a
previous cycle, should I apply again?
My proposal was rejected last year. I
would like to know why so I can write a better proposal this year.
Can I apply for more than one grant?
May I send a pre-proposal?
What is the timeline for a NMBCA grant
Do you fund Neotropical migratory bird
Should I coordinate with a Migratory
Bird Joint Venture?
Can I budget intermediary bank fees
into my proposal budget?
Will my proposal be shared with outside
Whom do I contact for further
What criteria are used in
Will prior performance influence
Are there limits to how much one
organization can be awarded?
What should I know about research
How soon can I expect to have
access to grant funds?
How do I get the money from my
Will I receive funds in advance
or only as reimbursements?
What are the rules for receiving
an advance of funds?
What reporting requirements are
Where do I find the SF-425 (Federal Financial Report Form)?
How do I complete the SF-425?
When do I need to submit the SF-425
(Federal Financial Report Form)?
Do I need to submit the SF-425 every
quarter, even if I haven't requested any advances of my assistance award funds?
Are there special rules for land
acquisition (purchase or easements) outside of the USA?
How do I document matching funds and
What are key issues I need to remember about matching funds and
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