A guide to the Massachusetts Executive office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) grant programs, open space plans, and other funding sources, presented at the 2017 Mass Land Conservation Conference.
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Find descriptions, applications, deadlines, eligibility criteria, and contact information for grant and loan programs offered or administered by EEA and its agencies at: http://www.mass.gov/eea/grants-and-tech-assistance/grants-and-loans/dcs/grant-programs/
Specific grant programs:
Conservation Partnership Program assists non-public, not-for-profit corporations in acquiring interests in lands suitable for conservation or recreation purposes. For information, visit: www.mass.gov/eea/grants-and-tech-assistance/grants-and-loans/dcs/grant-programs/conservation-partnership-grant.html
The Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity (LAND) Program was established in 1961 to assist municipal conservation commissions acquiring land for natural resource and passive outdoor recreation purposes. For more information, visit: www.mass.gov/eea/grants-and-tech-assistance/grants-and-loans/dcs/grant-programs/massachusetts-local-acquisitions-for-natural.htm
The Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Program was established in 1977 to assist cities and towns in acquiring and developing land for park and outdoor recreation purposes. For more information, visit: www.mass.gov/eea/grants-and-tech-assistance/grants-and-loans/dcs/grant-programs/massachusetts-parkland-acquisitions-and.html