Apply to the DCR's Partnerships Matching Funds Program

Learn how you can apply to DCR's Partnerships Matching Funds Program.

Department of Conservation and Recreation

Phone

Main Office (617) 626-1250

Open M-F 9am-5pm

The Details

What you need

Before starting the application process, you will need to make sure you have:

  • the DCR region your proposed project will take place in.
  • the DCR staff contact(s) for that region.
  • an estimated budget for your proposed project.

How to apply

Step 1:  Contact

Contact Mary Catherine McLean at (617) 626-1443 or marycatherine.mclean@state.ma.us to discuss your proposed project.

 Step 2: Pre-Application/Project Concept

Submit the Partnerships Matching Funds Project Concept Form by Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Forms may be mailed or emailed using the contact information below:

Mary Catherine McLean

Department of Conservation and Recreation

251 Causeway St

Suite 600

Boston, MA  02114

E-mail:  marycatherine.mclean@state.ma.us

Telephone: (617) 626-1443

 

Step 1:  Contact

Contact Mary Catherine McLean at (617) 626-1443 or marycatherine.mclean@state.ma.us to discuss your proposed project.

 Step 2: Pre-Application/Project Concept

Submit the Partnerships Matching Funds Project Concept Form by Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Forms may be faxed using the contact information below:

Mary Catherine McLean

Department of Conservation and Recreation

251 Causeway St

Suite 600

Boston, MA  02114

Fax Number: (617) 626-1351

Next steps

Review and Notification Process

 Step 1:  Review Process and Decision Notification

Pre-Applications will be reviewed by a team of agency staff.

DCR will notify applicants and release full application beginning in June 2017.

Step 2: Full Application

Due: July 28, 2017

Step 3:  Review Process and Decision Notification

Schedule August 2017

Step 4 : Funding

You will need to submit project funds to DCR at least one month after you are notified of your project's acceptance. Instructions regarding submitting your funds will be included in your project approval package.

Step 5: Final Steps

  • Work closely with agency staff.  
  • Projects will be managed by agency staff pursuant to all applicable state laws.  
  • The project will be assigned a manager at DCR, and this project manager will work with the partner from start to finish.

The project manager will conduct meetings with the partners, as well as other parties whose input is necessary to carry out the project. Public process, project related events, and press outreach will be coordinated through DCR as well.

Contact

Address

Main Office
251 Causeway Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114

Phone

Main Office (617) 626-1250

Open M-F 9am-5pm

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