Expedited Conservation Project Grant Cycle (ECP)

The application system for the FY2015 ECP Grant Cycle will open August 1, 2014.

FY2015 ECP RFP/Program Manual  This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

ECP Project List This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

FY15 CPL Grant Funding Schedule This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

Land Manager Review and Approval Form This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

Public Waters Project Form This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

  • Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations and government entities
  • Projects must occur on public lands or waters or lands open to all seasons of hunting or fishing
  • Non-competitive grants from $5,000-$50,000 with a 10% non-state match requirement and a total project cost cap of $575,000
  • Eligible projects This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. that restore or enhance forests, wetlands, prairies & habitat for fish, game and wildlife in Minnesota (no acquisitions)
  • Continuous grant cycle - grant awards made every other month until all funds are awarded (up to 5 rounds), see FY15 CPL Grant Funding Schedule This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. for deadlines

See the Project Information Tab for:

  • CPL Budget Definitions
  • In-kind Information and Rates for Project Match
  • Example Partner Commitment Letter
  • CPL Eligible and Ineligible Expenses

Apply now!

* A signed Land Manager Review and Approval Form is a required attachment for all applications. The Public Waters Project Form must also be completed and attached if any work will involve public waters.