- Although no project cap was identified this fiscal year (FY), only proposals having a minimum of 50/50 non-Federal match will be considered.
- Proposals must be written to obligate the funding within the current FY and complete the project within one year of the date the CCSA was finalized (block 17c on CCSA).
- Projects dealing with purchases, easements, or interests in land or water WILL NOT be considered.
Desirable Factors which may increase the chance of project approval:
- Proposals that have a funding match ratio greater than one-to-one.
- Emphasis areas of habitat restoration and monitoring and management (including prescribed fire), invasive species control, climate change effects, youth participation in nature conservation, outreach and visitor services projects.
- Scope – Projects with ecosystem implications are given a higher consideration than those with local implications.
- Multiple Partners – Projects involving multiple partners will rank higher.
- Cross Program Cooperation – Projects involving multiple Service programs will rank higher.
- Projects that contribute to solving resource issues will rank higher.
Please direct any comments or questions to the CCS Coordinator at 303-236-4307