FY23 Grant Round Now Open!
The LAND Grant Program helps cities and towns acquire land for conservation and passive recreation purposes. The grants reimburse cities and towns for the acquisition of land in fee or for a conservation restriction.
Maximum grant award amount: $500,000
Reimbursement rate: 52-70%
Application deadline: Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Grant Information Sessions:
Applicants are encouraged to attend the ‘in-person’ information session at the DFW Field Headquarters in Westborough. A second ‘virtual’ session for those unable to attend in person will be held. RSVP to Vanessa Farny at firstname.lastname@example.org for one of the two dates below:
- In-Person: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
- Virtual: Thursday May 9, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Municipal conservation and agricultural commissions from communities with an up-to-date Open Space and Recreation Plan are eligible to apply.
Eligible projects include the:
- Purchase of land in fee simple for conservation and passive recreation
- Purchase of a Conservation Restriction
Please refer to the LAND Grant Program BID FY 24 application and documents below for more information.