Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
Grants to Massachusetts municipalities to protect land and natural resources in eligible towns. Funding is intended for property appraisals, plans to promote conservation, and the creation or updating of open space and recreation plans. Eligible applicants are municipalities with populations below 6,000.
The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) protects, conserves, and restores the natural resources of the Commonwealth. This program assists municipalities with populations below 6,000 in meeting the eligibility requirements for the EEA grant programs, which provide funding for acquisition of land for conservation and recreation
This program is a component of the Baker Administration’s goal of enhancing outdoor recreation opportunities, conserving natural resources and open space, and addressing climate change. It is part of a longstanding tradition of protecting the Commonwealth’s rich natural heritage for generations to come.
The Conservation Assistance for Small Communities Grant Program provides funding for towns with 6,000 people or less for:
Eligible projects include:
For more information on eligible projects, see https://www.mass.gov/doc/fy-22-small-communities-grant-bid-document/download#page=2.
GrantWatch ID#: 142492
This BID will result in multiple contracts.
This grant provides an 80% reimbursement for approved project expenses in the following amounts:
- Appraisal: up to $3,000
- OSRP: up to $12,500
- Other plans: up to $5,000
Contracts issued pursuant to this BID must expend costs associated with the approved project by:
- Appraisals: June 30, 2022
- OSRP: June 30, 2022 and/or June 30, 2023
- Other plans: June 30, 2022 and/orJune 30, 2023
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Form: https://www.mass.gov/forms/conservation-assistance-for-small-communities-grant-program-application-form-fy-2022
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
100 Cambridge Street – Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114
BID: # BD-22-1042-ENV-ENV01-67889
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