Community Conservation Funding Opportunities

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Community Conservation Cost Share

The Department’s Community Conservation Cost-share Program promotes sustainable development practices and the establishment of natural resource conservation practices in urban and developing areas.

Community Conservation Grant

The Department’s Community Conservation Grant Program promotes urban wildlife habitat improvement, encourages organizational partnerships for land stewardship, and supports the training of partner staff to manage natural landscapes.

Tree Resource Improvement And Maintenance (TRIM) Grant

TRIM is a competitive, cost-share tree care program administered by the Department in partnership with the Missouri Community Forest Council which provides funding to assist government entities and nonprofit groups with the management, improvement or conservation of trees on public lands.

Community Assistance Program (CAP)

The Community Assistance Program was initiated by the Missouri Department of Conservation (Department) in 1980 to provide close-to-home fishing opportunities in communities throughout the State of Missouri.

Community Archery Grant (CAG)

Community Archery Grants broaden the availability of conservation opportunities to the citizens of Missouri by helping communities develop or increase activity in recreational archery shooting within their city, town, or county.

Other Funding Sources

Monarchs In The Rough

Get funding and technical assistance to covert golf course roughs to quality monarch butterfly habitat

Community Forest Program

opportunity for communities to acquire and conserve forests that provide public access and recreational opportunities, protect vital water supplies and wildlife habitat, and serve as demonstration sites.

Urban Waters Restoration Program

develop nation-wide-community stewardship of local natural resources for projects that seek to address water quality issues in priority watersheds, such as erosion due to unstable streambanks and pollution from stormwater runoff.

NACD Urban Agriculture Conservation Grant Initiative

designed to enhance urban agriculture conservation technical assistance activities in developed and developing areas of both urban and rural communities.

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