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Richland County Conservation Commission Community Conservation Grants

Grants for Environmental Conservation
and Education in South Carolina

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Richland County Conservation Commission

Deadline Date:

02/21/12 Applications must be received by 5:00 PM.

Description:

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Non-profit organizations, community groups and agencies located in South Carolina are welcome to apply for grants for conservation-based programs. The goal of the funding is to provide support for activities that educate people about the need to conserve, protect, and develop a sensitivity to the environment as well as for the conservation programs themselves.

Criteria for Project Eligibility:
Eligible activities will:
 Protect or improve water quality
 Build or enhance trails
 Restore and protect natural resource corridors
 Implement low impact development or green infrastructure practices
 Develop and implement environmental education programs

The Commission will not fund the following:
 Recreational equipment
 Routine maintenance
 Debris removal
 Community infrastructure
 Storm water practices required by state or local laws
 Projects on private property with no public access
 Overhead or indirect costs
 Food or travel

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127284

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $20,000

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
 Community and neighborhood organizations
 Governmental agencies
 Institutions

Pre-Application Information:

* Applicant organizations must have been in existence for at least one (1) year prior to requesting funds.
* Applicants must demonstrate a 20% match for funds received.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Questions?
Nancy Stone-Collum
Phone: 803-576-2083
Email: stonecollumn@rcgov.us

Send Applications to:
Richland County Conservation Commission
Attn: Nancy Stone-Collum
2020 Hampton Street, Room 3063A
Columbia, SC 29204

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina