We’ve gathered this list of grants available for projects affecting landscape resources as you plan your projects!
Open Space Institute’s Land and Climate Catalyst Planning Grants – Due June 8, 2022.
Through a collaboration between Open Space Institute and Land Trust Alliance, $300,000 in funding is available in the 2022 grant round to help land trusts, other not-for-profit organizations, and state and federally recognized Tribes integrate climate science into strategic land protection plans or forest stewardship plans. Land trusts may also apply for strategic conservation planning or communications technical support from the Land Trust Alliance. Qualified applicants can apply for grants between $5,000 – $15,000 and/or for one-on-one technical support. All projects must begin in 2022 and be completed within twelve months.
The America the Beautiful Challenge will offer states, Tribes, territories, local groups, non-governmental organizations (NGO), and others the opportunity to apply for multiple grant programs through a single application that is managed by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). This one-stop-shop solicitation will streamline the grant application process and facilitate the coordination of funding for projects across landscapes, watersheds, and seascapes to achieve larger and more durable benefits on the ground.
The America the Beautiful Challenge will seek to advance conservation and restoration projects that are consistent with the principles outlined in the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful report and that focus on at least one of the following core areas of need:
- Conserving and restoring rivers, coasts, wetlands, and watersheds
- Conserving and restoring forests, grasslands, and other important ecosystems that serve as carbon sinks
- Connecting and reconnecting wildlife corridors, large landscapes, watersheds, and seascapes
- Improving ecosystem and community resilience to coastal flooding, drought, and other climate-related threats
- Expanding access to the outdoors, particularly in underserved communities
National Park Service’s Underrepresented Communities Grant Program (URC): Due August 11, 2022
Grants are awarded through a competitive process and do not require non-Federal match. Eligible applicants are limited to State Historic Preservation Offices, Federally Recognized Tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations, and Certified Local Governments.This grant program supports the survey, inventory, and designation of historic properties that are associated with communities currently underrepresented in the National Register of Historic Places and among National Historic Landmarks. All funded projects must result in:
- The submission of a new nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or National Historic Landmark program, or
- An amendment to an existing National Register or National Historic Landmark nomination to include underrepresented communities
Cumberland County Recovery Grants: Due July 1, 2022
Cumberland County Recovery Grant funding is available in the form of three grant categories. For additional information about who and what projects are eligible for each grant program, visit the pages below.Visit CC grant application page to learn how to apply online. No paper submissions will be accepted.
York County Open Space and Land Preservation Grant Program – Sept 2022
The York County Open Space and Land Preservation Grant Program will provide grant funding to municipalities, York County Parks Department, and charitable non-profit organizations with 501(c) status. Organizations should be in existence for at least five consecutive years. Funding can be used to purchase land or to update local plans and ordinances to reflect current planning practices and address emerging trends that support open space protection. Applications being accepted starting July 1, 2022 – For more Information please visit www.yorkopenspace.org