**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

OIA is requesting proposals for Fiscal Year 2023 following BIL Ecosystem Restoration Program Guiding Principles for:

  • Invasive Species (Activity 6),
  • Revegetate Mined Lands (Activity 8), and
  • Native Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration (Activity 9) projects.

Projects should align with at least one DOI’s Ecosystem Restoration Program Guiding Principles:

  • Driven by sound restoration principles and science, evidence, or indigenous knowledge
  • Improves ecosystem resilience or climate change adaptability
  • Focuses on restoring natural processes and uses nature-based solutions where possible
  • Restores biodiversity or improves critical cores and connectivity
  • Takes a landscape-level approach
  • Provides benefits at the community level
  • Contributes to workforce development

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,350,000

Application Deadline: September 30, 2023

Announcement: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=349500