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Landscape Partnership Grant Program

Find out if your project is eligible to receive a Landscape Partnership Grant. Learn about the details of the grant and the requirements to apply.

FY24 Grant Round Now Open.

Overview

This program seeks to protect large blocks of conservation land. Local, state, and federal government agencies and non-profit groups can use this grant to work together to protect properties that meet the minimum acreage required based on County.

Details

Grant Bid Posting Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Application Deadline: 3:00pm on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Maximum Award: $1,250,000
Reimbursement Rate: 50%

Additional Info: An in-person information session will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, February 26, 2024 at the DFW Headquarters in Westborough.  A virtual information session will be offered at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, February 28 for those unable to attend the in-person session.  Please email vanessa.farny@mass.gov to register for either information session not later than Friday, February 23, 2024.

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Eligibility

Eligible projects include:

  • Purchase of land in fee simple for conservation, forestry, agriculture, or water supply protection
  • Purchase of a Conservation Restriction
  • Purchase of an Agricultural Preservation Restriction
  • Purchase of a Watershed Preservation Restriction

Applications must be submitted jointly by two or more of the following groups:

  • Municipality
  • Non-profit, non-municipal public water supplier
  • Non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
  • Government agency

 

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