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Community-based Restoration Program Funding provides grants and technical expertise to support high-priority habitat restoration projects that instill strong conservation values and engage citizens in hands-on activities.
Conservation Finance Network (CFN) is a resource for practitioners, investors, conservationists, students, and others interested in using innovative finance to further environmental conservation. This website provides news, training opportunities, and offers connections to a professional community for conservation finance.
Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s carbon project covers more than 19,000 acres of the trust’s 33,700 Farm Cove Community Forest in eastern Maine, and registered nearly 200,000 offsets; each offset is equivalent to one ton of carbon dioxide.
Congress today passed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), a critical step to sustaining nature and everyone’s access to it. Like the Public Lands Act that passed last spring, GAOA delivers something to every part of the country. It does so by permanently funding the existing Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and creating a new fund to pay for necessary repairs and maintenance of park infrastructure.
Other Federal Programs and funding opportunities that may be of interest to the conservation community.
The Climate Trust is a mission-driven nonprofit that specializes in mobilizing conservation finance; they buy, sell, and invest in carbon credits to support climate change mitigation projects.
The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit’s updated “funding opportunities” list includes FEMA’s new “Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities” program. This new annual funding source includes an emphasis on planning and implementation of “nature-based solutions” to mitigate risk.