Wildlife Habitat Grant Program (WHGP)
The purpose of the Wildlife Habitat Grant Program is to provide funding to conservation partners to assist the Wildlife Division with developing or improving wildlife habitat for game species.
Projects that incorporate specific goals in The GPS – the strategic plan of the Wildlife Division, will be given priority.
Any local, state, federal, or tribal units of government, profit or non-profit groups, or individuals.
Submittal of a grant application
Evaluation by DNR staff
Final approval of grant awards by the DNR Director
Applications are accepted on an annual basis and are typically due in late July of each year.
DOLLAR AMOUNT AVAILABLE:
The minimum grant request amount is $15,000 and the maximum grant request amount is the amount of funds appropriated in a given fiscal year.
SOURCE OF FUNDS:
Game and Fish Protection Fund
Part 5 of Act 451, P.A. 1994, as amended