The Fish and Wildlife Service administers a variety of financial assistance programs that award grants and cooperative agreements to commercial organizations, foreign entities, Indian tribal governments, individuals, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, and state and local governments.

For questions related to Fish and Wildlife Service financial assistance policy and oversight, contact us at Please do not submit applications for financial assistance to this email address. To search for funding opportunities and apply for Federal financial assistance, go to the official United States government financial assistance portal at

Anyone with knowledge of fraud, waste, abuse, misconduct, or mismanagement involving the Fish and Wildlife Service should call or write the Department of the Interior’s Office of the Inspector General Complaint Hotline.

Last updated: February 20, 2015