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.

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 at least 500 acres of land.

Towns with less than 6,000 residents can also receive a grant to build a park or playground.

Details

Grant BID Posting Date: Monday, July 16, 2018

Maximum Award: $1,250,000

Reimbursement Rate: 50%

Application Deadline: Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Information Sessions: Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 10 am to 12 noon at Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters at Westborough. Please RSVP to Melissa to Melissa.Cryan@mass.gov.

Eligibility

Eligible projects include:

  • Purchase of land in fee simple for conservation, forestry, agriculture, or water supply purposes
  • 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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