F24AS00181 - MENTOR – HAWLT (Holistically Addressing WildLife Trafficking)

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
December 5th, 2023
Close Date
March 4th, 2024
Total Funding
$1,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$1,000,000.00
Award Floor
$800,000.00
Opportunity No.
F24AS00181

Agency

Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Environment

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Fish and Wildlife Service has posted a federal grant opportunity titled "MENTOR – HAWLT (Holistically Addressing WildLife Trafficking)". This opportunity falls under the category of Environment and is a Cooperative Agreement. The grant aims to address wildlife trafficking holistically, with a focus on integrating robust social science to understand and address the human dimensions of the issue. The program will take place in Kenya, a biodiverse country with various landscapes and numerous vulnerable or endangered plant and animal species. The goal of the grant is to develop capacity to plan, implement, and evaluate holistic approaches to reduce wildlife trafficking, including evidence-based interventions that address the complex human dimensions of the issue. The grant has an award ceiling of $1,000,000 and an award floor of $800,000. The estimated total program funding is $1,000,000. The close date for applications is March 4, 2024, and applications must be submitted electronically through GrantSolutions. Applicants must have an active registration in SAM to apply. For more information and submission requirements, please refer to the grant notice.

Description

The MENTOR-HALWT (Holistically Addressing WildLife Trafficking) conservation fellowship program focuses on holistically addressing wildlife trafficking, with an emphasis on integrating robust social science to understand and address the human dimensions of the issue. This inaugural MENTOR-HAWLT program will take place in Kenya, a land rich in biodiversity and characterized by varied landscapes and thousands of wild plant and animal species, most living outside protected areas and many classified as vulnerable or endangered. The goal of MENTOR-HAWLT is to develop capacity to plan, implement, and evaluate holistic approaches to reduce wildlife trafficking that include evidence-based interventions designed to address the complex human dimensions of the issue.

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Type
Grant