Financial Assistance Programs

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) issues financial assistance through grants and cooperative agreement awards to commercial organizations, foreign entities, Indian tribal governments, individuals, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, and state and local governments.

The Service administers a wide variety of financial assistance programs that are authorized by Congress and address the Service’s mission.

CFDA Program Profiles


Program Web Links

To access the Service’s financial assistance Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) program profiles, click HERE.

The CFDA is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public.  It contains financial and non-financial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.

For application instructions and any other program-specific questions, the “Information Contacts” section of each CFDA program profile provides program-specific point(s) of contact.


Coastal Program

Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grants

Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Units

Endangered Species Grants

International Conservation Programs

Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

North American Wetlands Conservation Act

Partners for Fish and Wildlife

Urban Bird Treaty Grants

Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs



Last updated: July 8, 2015