This grant program seeks "proposals for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Upper Midwest Migratory Bird Conservation Program" and focuses on the "conservation of birds that are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act but not Federally listed as Endangered or Threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Proposals should address projects in the geographic area that includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin." Native American tribal organizations also are eligible for the grant.

Estimated total program funding is $620,000, with 25 awards expected.