Guidance & Standards

For North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grantees

 Division of Bird Habitat Conservation Grants Handbook (8.3MB) (January 2014): This handbook is intended to help current and potential grantees understand the - U.S. GRANT ADMINISTRATION STANDARDS - SEPTEMBER 2010 as amended, which apply to NAWCA and NMBCA grants awarded to any non-Federal entity with activities that take place in the United States and its territories. Portions of this handbook may also be helpful to grantees conducting activities outside the USA.

 U.S. Grant Administration Standards (286.3KB) (January 2018): Describes rules for grant agreements, reports, financial administration, equipment and supplies, real property acquisitions, property management, modifications, non-compliance, and audits/monitoring.

 Grant Administration Standards for Internal Agreements (167.2KB) (April 2006): Describes rules for internal grant agreements.

 Grant Administration Standards for Canadian Recipients (396.5KB) (August 2013): Describes rules for Canadian grants.

 Mexican Grant Standards (131.9KB)

 Lineamientos para la Administración de Convenios de Financiamiento del Programa NAWCA México (116.6KB) (Marzo 2012): Describes rules for Mexican grants.

Grant Deadlines

February 21, 2020:
U.S. Standard Grants, Cycle 1
July 10, 2020:
U.S. Standard Grants, Cycle 2
May 19, 2020:
Mexico Standard Grants
August 28, 2020:
Canada Standard Grants
October 15, 2020:
U.S. Small Grants

Last Updated: April 27, 2018