Community Capacity and Land Stewardship Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA, National Forest Foundation
Description: 

Deadline for 2017: 11/14/2017. Deadline for 2018 Unknown. Through this Community Capacity Land Stewardship (CCLS) grant program, the NFF is administering USDA agency funds to provide capacity building support for local collaborative efforts that work toward achieving watershed restoration objectives within the geographic focus areas. The purpose of this grant program is to provide the tools and support necessary to achieve watershed and landscape scale restoration while also furthering goals that contribute to the economic sustainability of communities. The NFF has partnered with USDA agencies and other partners in the Pacific coastal states to create and implement this innovative capacity building grant program in support of collaboratives and community-based organizations throughout the area. Through this grant program the National Forest Foundation will administer funds to help collaboratives and community-based organizations address their capacity building needs that further their on-the-ground watershed restoration goals. Applications submission is via an electronic submission process. Submission instructions are listed in the RFP. Please note that the submission deadline is May 1st, 2018 for Southeast Alaska, and the submission deadline for California is currently unknown.

Category: 
Land Management, Conservation, Restoration, watershed, local economy, sustainability
Funding Amount: 
$5,000-24,000
Matching Funds: 
No.
Eligibility: 
501(c)3 nonprofits, universities, and Native American tribes
Contact Information: 
If you have questions not answered on this website or in available CCLS Request for Proposals, please feel free to contact Adam Liljeblad, Director, Conservation Awards at 406.830.3357 or aliljeblad@nationalforests.org.