Expedited Conservation Project Grant Cycle (ECP)

The FY16 ECP grant cycle opens August 1. The first funding round deadline is September 16. $1 million is available for grants. FY16 RFP 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 FY16 CPL Grant Funding Schedule This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. for deadlines

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* 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.