Call for Proposals: 2019-2020 Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) Grant Program

Call for Proposals: 2019-2020 Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) Grant Program


Deadline: 17 October 2018

Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) is currently accepting grant fundingapplications for projects that will begin in the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

Wildlife Habitat Canada invests funds from the sale of the Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print (CWHS) program to fund important and relevant conservation projects all over Canada.

The WHC mandate is to support applications that:

  • are relevant under the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP);
  • positively impact regional and local habitats of other migratory game birds;
  • consider the Newfoundland and Labrador Murre Conservation Fund.

WHC recognizes the importance of projects involving habitat conservation, restoration and enhancement for other wildlife (i.e. other than migratory game birds) and fish; however, these types of projects are not eligible for funding consideration under the Contribution Agreement between Environment and Climate Change Canada and Wildlife Habitat Canada.

Grant Categories

  • Habitat Conservation Grants
  • Research Grants
  • Conservation Networking Grants
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Murre Conservation Fund Grants

Eligibility Criteria

  • The WHC grant program only considers applications from Canadian residents.
  • This includes: not-for-profit organizations; indigenous organizations; associations and wildlife management boards; research, academic and educational institutions; for profit organizations such as small businesses, companies, corporations, and industry associations; local organizations such as community associations and groups, seniors’ and youth groups, and service clubs; and, provincial, territorial, municipal and local governments and their agencies.
  • Ineligible recipients include, but are not limited to: international organizations or individuals; and, government employees, departments, agencies and Crown corporations at the federal level.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada

For more information, please visit WHC Grant Program.

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