Land and Water Conservation Fund

GRANT DEADLINE:  Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund (P.L. 88-578) provides up to 50% of the total project cost for the acquisition, development and renovation of park, recreation or conservation areas. Municipalities, special districts and state agencies are eligible to apply. Nearly 4000 acres have been acquired and hundreds of parks renovated using the $95.6 million that Massachusetts has received from the state side portion of the federal program since 1965. DCS administers the state side Land & Water Conservation Fund program in Massachusetts. Access by the general public is required.


Please attend one of the upcoming grant workshops:
RSVP to Melissa.Cryan at or (617) 626-1171

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 11:00 am
Department of Agricultural Resources Office
101 University Drive, Suite C4

Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 11:00 am
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Office
100 Cambridge Street, Second Floor, Conference Room C

Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund Links

Melissa Cryan
(617) 626-1171