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.

Land Conservation Partnership Grant (LCPG)

This is a competitive, matching grant to help communities acquire land or easements and provide opportunities for land conservation or outdoor recreation access.

This program is replacing the Community Assistance Program (CAP) and Community Archery Grant (CAG) with the Outdoor Recreation Program of the Land Conservation Partnership Grant (LCPG)

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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