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Agency Support – Resources and Funding

Federal and state agencies provide technical assistance, partnerships, and financial support to the conservation community.

Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants Program

Funding from Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants Program facilitates community involvement in area-wide planning approaches to Brownfields assessment, cleanup, and subsequent reuse.

Community-based Restoration Program Funding

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

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.

Federal Highway Bill Funding

Additional information about Federal Highway Bill Funding relevant to the conservation community.

Funding Conservation with Carbon Sequestration – Downeast Lakes Land Trust

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.

National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant

Funding from the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant is used to acquire, restore or enhance coastal wetlands and adjacent uplands to provide long-term conservation benefits to fish, wildlife and their habitat. This USFWS grant program supports restoration and projection objectives of the National Priority Wetlands Conservation Plan.

Need Some Good News? Congress Passes the Great American Outdoors Act

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.

North American Wetlands Conservation Act

The North American Wetlands Conservation Act provides matching grants to organizations and individuals who have developed partnerships to carry out wetlands conservation projects in the United States, Canada, and Mexico for the benefit of wetlands-associated migratory birds and other wildlife.

Other Federal Funding Programs

Other Federal Programs and funding opportunities that may be of interest to the conservation community.