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April 29, 2011

Request for FY 2012 Tribal Wildlife Grant Proposals

The Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) invites submission of grant
proposals from federally recognized Indian tribal governments, including
Alaska Native Villages, for the development and implementation of programs
that benefit wildlife and their habitat, including species of Native
American cultural or traditional importance and that are not hunted or
fished. TWG supports projects that develop or augment tribal capacity to
manage, conserve, or protect fish and wildlife resources through funding
and technical support. The Fiscal Year 2012 Presidentís Budget proposes to
fund the Tribal Wildlife Grant program at $8,000,000, a $1,000,000 increase
from the FY2011 Presidentís budget request.

Project proposals must be postmarked by September 2, 2011 and submitted to
the Regional Office. A TWG project proposal includes a cover page, program
summary, program narrative, budget narrative, budget table, resolution of
support from the tribal council, and Standard Form 424 Application for
Federal Assistance (SF-424).

To view the FY 2012 TWG Application Kit and related materials, please visit
our web site at; ttp://www.fws.gov/nativeamerican/grants.html, or contact
the Native American Liaison in the Serviceís Regional Office in which the
proposed project would occur. Information on TWG is also available from the
Office of the Native American Liaison, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401
N. Fairfax Dr. MS-330, Arlington, VA 22203; or telephone (703) 358-1728.

For Tribes in Nevada, California and the Klamath Basin, please contact
Jason Cox at (916) 414-6540.

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to
conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for
the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and
trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific
excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated
professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our
work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov

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