Apply for a Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity (LAND) Grant

Your municipal conservation and agricultural commissions can apply for LAND grants. Your city or town can use these funds to acquire interests in land that will be used for conservation and passive recreation purposes.

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What you need for Apply for a Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity (LAND) Grant

  • Appraisal reports
  • Application form signed by an authorized official
  • Town meeting or city council vote
  • Project description and maps
  • Draft Conservation Restriction (if applicable)
  • Project reviews from Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program and Massachusetts Historical Commission
  • The grant bid form and application available on this page contain detailed instructions. Please refer to it for more information.

How to apply Apply for a Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity (LAND) Grant

Applications must be submitted using an online application form found here  and mail one original application to the address below. 

Vanessa Farny
RE: ENV 22 DCS 01
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
100 Cambridge Street – Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114

Applications must be received by Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm. 

 

 

Next steps for Apply for a Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity (LAND) Grant

If your project is selected, your city or town will need to submit additional documents to finalize the contract. The required documents can be found in the grant summary.

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Learn about the details of this grant program and the types of projects it supports. Find out if your municipality is eligible to apply for the grant.

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100 Cambridge St, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114
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