Habitat Acquisition Grants HCTF accepts proposals to secure land for the conservation of fish and wildlife habitats and populations. Visit our Conservation Land Acquisitions page for more information about the history of the program and previously funded projects. This year, HCTF has developed new Habitat Acquisition Proposal Guidelines. Please review these guidelines first if you are interested in submitting a proposal. To apply for funding, download the HCTF Acquisition Proposal Application (word document) and HCTF Acquisition Proposal Budget (spreadsheet). The deadline for submitting proposals is March 29, 2018 at 4:30 PM PST Please contact HCTF’s Conservation Specialist if you have any questions about the program.