The Cookeville Field Office has a limited amount of discretionary funds for endangered species recovery projects. We accept proposals from researchers and others. We occasionally help develop projects, write proposals, and/or secure additional project funding beyond our own funding capabilities.
Contact recovery biologist Geoff Call at (931) 528-6481, ext. 213, concerning research or other recovery projects involving threatened and endangered species.
Partners for Fish & Wildlife
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish & Wildlife program provides limited financial and technical assistance to conservation minded farmers, ranchers, and other landowners throughout the State on a competitive basis to benefit fish and wildlife on their land.
Contact our Partners for Fish and Wildlife biologist Brad Bingham at 931-528-6481, ext. 205, for more information.
Private Stewardship Grants
This Service program provides $10 million annually in competitive federal grants and other assistance to individuals and groups engaged in voluntary conservation efforts on private lands that benefit at-risk species.
Other Federal Money
Grants.gov is the national gateway website for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
For information on Fish and Wildlife Service grant programs, visit our Grants-at-a-Glance web page.
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments, federally-recognized Indian tribal governments, public and quasi-public agencies, private organizations and individuals.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has an excellent Grants Page.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
NFWF is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, established by Congress in 1984 and dedicated to the conservation of fish, wildlife, and plants, and the habitat on which they depend.