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to Promote Conservation and Recreation

Sheboygan County Stewardship Fund Grant Program

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Sheboygan County Planning and Conservation Department

Deadline Date:

04/30/21 5:00 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Wisconsin government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to expand recreational opportunities and promote the conservation of natural resources in eligible locations. Funding may be used for project development and land acquisition. Eligible projects are located in Sheboygan County.

The County Stewardship Fund was established to develop recreation opportunities and help conserve Sheboygan County’s natural resources. The types of projects that the County will support include project development, purchase of development rights, land acquisition, and restoration. 

Eligible Projects: 

  • Land acquisition – examples include the following (this list is not all-inclusive):
    • Easement acquisition (such as conservation easements)
    • Property acquisition of sensitive or significant lands
    • Fee title acquisition of lands for future recreational purposes or to restrict development
    • Purchase of development rights (PDR)
  • Project development – examples include the following (this list is not all-inclusive):
    • Park or trail development or restoration
    • Creation or restoration of public access to significant water resources
    • Vegetative buffers along surface water resources
    • Fish and wildlife habit restoration
    • Forest, prairie, and flora restoration
    • Wetland restoration
    • Lake Michigan bluff protection
  • Discretionary – these projects will be considered on a case-by-case basis where the project has significant merit to promote the goals of the Stewardship program

For Sheboygan County Stewardship Fund goals, see https://www.sheboygancounty.com/home/showpublisheddocument?id=15840#page=4.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153251

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
• Towns, villages, or cities in Sheboygan County
• Non-profit organizations as reported in federal form 501(c)(3)
• Other government units (such as school districts)

Non-Eligible Projects
• Funding for projects that were already completed prior to submitting the application. The only exceptions to this are for real estate expenditures needed for acquisition (typically an appraisal, survey, title insurance, historical or cultural assessments, or environmental inspections).
• Playground equipment.
• Funding will not be provided to cover wage reimbursements.
• Invasive species removal must be part of a larger restoration effort. Funding for invasive species removal alone will not be considered.
• Routine property maintenance (tree clearing, stump grinding, brush cutting, etc.). Funding for this type of maintenance must be part of a larger restoration effort as well.

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates to Remember
• April 30, 2021: Deadline to submit final application materials to the Planning & Conservation Department. The application packet must be delivered to the Department via mail or in person by 5:00 pm on the due date:
• May 10, 2021: Sheboygan County Planning & Conservation staff begins technical review and scoring
• Early June: Sheboygan County Recreational Facilities Management Advisory Committee reviews applications and recommends projects for funding to the PRACEOM (applicants will be notified of meeting dates so they may attend if they wish)
• June 2021: The PRAECOM makes its decision regarding project funding at its regular meeting
• Late June 2021: Applicants are notified whether or not their project was chosen for funding and press release issued notifying the public of awardees

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Planning & Conservation Department before beginning the application process.

Sheboygan County Stewardship Fund grant award amounts are not to exceed 50% of the total acquisition or project development costs (or both). The applicant is responsible for obtaining funding matches.

Contact Information:

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

Deliver or mail application packets to:
Sheboygan County Planning & Conservation Department
508 New York Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Planning & Conservation Department staff can be reached at 920-459-3060 or tyler.betry@sheboygancounty.com.

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