St. Louis Community Conservation Funding Opportunity

Published on: May. 26, 2010

Last revision: May. 28, 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s Community Conservation Program promotes urban wildlife habitat improvement, encourages organizational partnerships for land stewardship, and supports the training of partner staff to manage natural landscapes. The Community Conservation Grant opportunity is available in the St. Louis metro area. Information about how to apply for the grant is available by downloading the application PDF below.

Eligible Groups

Community Conservation Grant Program funding is available to nonprofit organizations and government entities in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Eligible project areas include St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County, and incorporated areas (in municipalities or townships) of Franklin, Lincoln, and Warren counties.

Eligible Practices

Projects eligible for funding include (but aren’t limited to) stream restoration, prairie or native warm-season grass reconstruction, forest management, or wetland enhancement. Funding may also be used for the training of partner organization staff. All project applications should have a long-term management plan.

Funding Amounts

Grant requests for the Community Conservation Grant should not exceed $30,000. Preference will be given to projects that involve cost-share or in-kind contributions.

Application Deadline is September 11, 2015

For more information about the Community Conservation Grant Program, see the grant application under Related Information below, or contact the grant program coordinator: Erin Shank at 314-301-1506, ext. 4207 or

Use this document to apply for Community Conservation Grant Program funds. Deadline is September 11.

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