Special Wildlife Funds Habitat Fund
CSFA Number: 422-20-1090
Agency Name
Department Of Natural Resources (422)
Agency Contact
Susan Duke
Short Description
Preservation and maintenance of high quality habitat lands.
Subject Area
Environment and Culture
Program Function
Natural Resources
Enabling Legislation
520 ILCS 25/15
Objectives and Goals
Funds to be used to preserve, protect, acquire and manage habitat for future generations.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Projects are limited to those seeking to preserve, protect, acquire or manage habitat in IL
Eligibility Requirements
Must have expertise, equipment, adequate staff/workforce and permission from the landowner (if applicable) to develop and/or manage habitat
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Education Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
The Illinois Habitat Advisory Committee (520 ILCS 25/30) shall review and recommend all allocation of funds from the State Habitat Fund, with the exception of revenue derived from the sale of Sportsmen Series license plates. Guided by Administrative Rule (17 Ill. Adm. Code, Chapter I, Sec. 3060) Special Wildlife Funds Grant Program.
Post Assistance Requirements
Grantee required to report on annual use of equipment (with value of $500 or more) purchased with grant funds for 5 years following completion of grant.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Administrative Rule (17 Ill. Adm. Code, Chapter I, Sec. 3060) Special Wildlife Funds Grant Program.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $285,555
FY 2019 : $4,000,000
FY 2020 : $1,000,000
FY 2021 : $1,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details2017 IL Habitat FundNot Applicable06/15/2016 - 08/01/2016 : 5:00pm
DetailsFY2019 Illinois Habitat FundNot Applicable07/13/2018 - 09/01/2018 : 5pm
DetailsHabitat Fund 2019Not Applicable12/31/2018 - 02/15/2019 : 5:00pm
DetailsFY2020 Illinois Habitat Fund$10000 - $40000007/17/2019 - 08/19/2019 : 5pm
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Pheasants Forever, Inc.12/01/201812/01/20201,508,699
19-005HPheasants Forever12/15/201812/15/2020695,943
The National Wild Turkey Federation05/08/201905/07/2021410,000
Quail and Upland Game Alliance12/01/201812/01/2020315,552
Lewis and Clark Community College05/22/201905/21/2021283,632