Wildlife Habitat Grant Program (WHGP)

2017 WHGP Application Information 

2015 Habitat Grant Workshop Presentation

WHGP Grantee Information

Previously Awarded Projects

Program Objective(s):
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.

CRITERIA:
Projects that incorporate specific goals in The GPS – the strategic plan of the Wildlife Division, will be given priority.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY:
Any local, state, federal, or tribal units of government, profit or non-profit groups, or individuals.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submittal of a grant application

Evaluation by DNR staff

Final approval of grant awards by the DNR Director

DEADLINES:
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

AUTHORITY:
Part 5 of Act 451, P.A. 1994, as amended

CONTACTS:

Clay Buchanan
buchananc1@michigan.gov
Wildlife Division Grant Coordinator
517-614-0918

Chip Kosloski
kosloskic3@michigan.gov
Wildlife Habitat Grant Program Manager
517-284-5965