Community Capacity Land Stewardship Grant Program (Oregon & Washington)

National Forest Foundation

Deadline Passed 12/05/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. The National Forest Foundation Community Capacity and Land Stewardship Program (CCLS) provides funding to increase the capacity of organizations implementing large scale restoration projects that benefit National Forests and Grasslands. Funding for CCLS is currently provided by the US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region and Alaska Region, and coordinated with multiple additional regional leadership partners. As a whole, CCLS seeks to help community-based and collaborative organizations remove barriers to watershed and/or landscape scale restoration projects, and help facilitate job creation and retention and business development in their region. Each regional program offered has specific, unique desired outcomes. All applications must include a letter of support from the Forest Supervisor of each National Forest or Grassland unit included in a proposal. Do not submit letters from District Rangers or any additional letters of support.The Oregon/Washington RFP can be found here. The Oregon/Washington Webinar Recording can be found here. 

Funding Amount
Average Award: $18,820
Matching Funds
501(c)(3) nonprofits, collaborative groups, and federally recognized Native American tribes. CCLS is limited in scope to projects that benefit National Forests and Grasslands in Oregon/Washington (USFS Region 6), and the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska (USFS Region 10).
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 406.830.3357406.830.3357 or