Riverscape Restoration RFP Grant

From The Biophilia Foundation

The Biophilia Foundation is dedicated to advancing biodiversity conservation on private lands by fostering systemic change through people, their communities, and direct action.

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The Biophilia Foundation is seeking proposals for projects to improve the resilience of watersheds in arid and semi-arid regions of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. The Biophilia Foundation also welcomes enquiries regarding capacity building for riverscape restoration, research (primarily carbon sequestration, climate change adaptation, and other riparian ecosystem services), innovative finance, and improving the availability of information available to landowners and land managers.


Organization's Location
USA, Mexico
Program Location
USA (AZ, CO, NM), Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora, and Nuevo León)
Organization Type
Civil society organizations
Native American tribes

Two types of grants are available:

  • Grants of $50,000 to $100,000 are available for projects that implement low-tech, process-based, and/or beaver-based restoration of upland streams and rivers.
  • Grants up to $25,000 are available for:
    • Capacity building: Assistance with the development of watershed plans, place-based networks, or preparation of proposals for federal or state grants
    • Engagement: Outreach to landowners and land managers to improve the availability of information available and make implementation achievable

Priority will be given to small and mid-sized organizations. 

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