Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife - ALEA
Department of F
ish and Wildlife
Attention: ALEA Grant Program
600 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501-1091
- Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification
- Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
Maximum Grant Amount
February 28, 2023
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will begin accepting applications to the Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account (ALEA) Volunteer Cooperative Grant Program on December 1.
The ALEA Grant Program funds five major types of projects; however, others may be considered.
- Habitat projects include activities that restore and/or preserve fish and wildlife habitat.
- Research projects increase knowledge of fish and wildlife species.
- Education projects communicate information or provide hands on experiences that will enhance public understanding of fish and wildlife and their habitat.
- Facility Development projects provide or enhance access to fish and wildlife related recreational opportunities.
- Artificial Production projects rear and release fish or wildlife for public recreation or to restore populations. All artificial production projects must be pre-approved by WDFW to be eligible to apply for an ALEA grant.
Eligible applicants include individual citizens, non-profit organizations, schools and universities, conservation districts, and tribal governments. For-profit businesses, state, and federal agencies are not eligible.
To receive an application, interested parties will first need to complete and submit the eligibility questionnaire (available to download at right of screen on application website). After review and, if eligible, interested parties will be sent the grant application.
Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 11/29/2022
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