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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.

FY23 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.

Towns with less than 7,000 residents can also receive a grant to build a park or playground.

Details

Grant Bid Posting Date: Friday, December 2, 2022
Maximum Award: $1,250,000
Reimbursement Rate: 50%
Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 3:00 pm

Additional Info:

Two information sessions will be held. An in-person information session will be hosted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at MassWildlife Field Headquarters in Westborough, MA and the second will be held virtually via MS Teams at 10:00 am on Monday, January 30th. Please register for either information session in advance by emailing vanessa.farny@mass.gov by Friday, January 20, 2023 to identify the date you will attend.

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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
  • Construction of a park or playground

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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