Welcome to NWSA's grant application portal!

The programs you see listed below are currently accepting submissions. If you do not see the application you're looking for, the application period is closed. Visit our website to see all of NWSA's funding programs and access information on application periods and proposal requirements.

You will need to create a free Submittable account or sign in with Google or Facebook credentials to proceed with your application after clicking on "Apply" below.


The National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance (NWSA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to fostering effective partnerships between community-based, non-profit stewardship organizations and all government agencies charged with the management of our national wilderness areas and public lands. Our funding programs connect land management agencies with non-profit partner organizations to accomplish essential stewardship work on America's wilderness and public lands.

Tips for low stress submission success:

  • Thoroughly review the 2024 NFS Trail Stewardship Partnership Request for Proposals and the supporting documentation needed in addition to completing this online form. 
  • Review the application questions and pre-type your answers. Save these in a separate document to avoid losing entries in the event of a lost connection. 
  • Have all supporting documentation ready to upload when you begin the application process. 
  • Save your work often!
  • Other questions: visit this help page.