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RFP open for SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships grants

August 13, 2015 - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) has announced the opening of its request for proposals for the SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. The application period opened on August 10, 2015, with applications being accepted through Friday, October 2, 2015.

Since 2010, SFI has awarded 66 Conservation and Community Partnership Grants totalling more than $1.9 million to foster research and pilot efforts to better inform future decisions about our forests. When leveraged with project partner contributions that total exceeds $7.1 million. 

SFI is looking forward to another successful and productive year for the Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. This year, SFI will award up to $400,000 in new Conservation and Community Partnership projects. You may download the application and supporting information for each program here:

Conservation Grants
Community Grants

Grant RFP timeline

Activity                                          Date
SFI Inc. opens RFP                        August 11, 2015

All proposals due to SFI Inc.          October 2, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST (no exceptions)

Applicants advised on decision      December 18, 2015

August 13, 2015  By Sustainable Forestry Initiative

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