Small Grant

Program Description

The Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership (RFHP) and the Friends of Reservoirs foundation (FOR) provide an annual small grants program available exclusively to Friends of Reservoirs member organizations. Thanks to the generous donations from Costa Compete+Conserve, AFTCO and the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, FOR is able to expand its Small Grants program to award 7-8 $2,0000 grants.

Deadline to submit an proposal is August 15, 2022. For more information on proposal guidelines and project criteria for proposals visit the Project Guidelines.


  • Project Information

  • Reservoir must be open to public access to be eligible for this program.
  • Identify the location of the reservoir on Google Maps, then copy-paste the URL to the map here.
  • Friends of Reservoirs will publicize the project on its website and on its Facebook page. Grant recipients will be asked to provide pictures of putting the structures together and placement from boats or docks, along with a short completion report that Friends of Reservoirs and Mossback can use in press releases, newsletters, etc.
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    • Partnership and Budget

      Examples: 4-H, FFA, high school students, high school or college fishing teams, Boy Scouts of America Youth groups must occur in the budget table to be counted. Their contribution is typically in-kind labor associated with the project.
    • Partner NameType of PartnerCash ContributionIn-Kind ContributionIn-Kind Value 
      Partners may be Federal, county, HOA, etc. To be considered a partner, the group/company/agency has to provide either direct monetary or in-kind value (supplies, equipment, labor) to the project.

      In-kind contribution type AND value must be specified. Volunteer labor should be calculated at $10/hr for youth 16 and under, $18/hr for adults, and $24/hr for agency staff.
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      This file upload is only necessary if you have trouble filling out the Partner listing above. For example, some users cannot see a (+) symbol on the right side to add a new row.
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    Download Request for Proposals

    PDF Version, Updated 6/2/2022