List of Funding Options

Funding Options

Across America, thousands of people are determined to conserve the places they value. Landowners have a deep connection to their land and know the gifts undeveloped properties provide their communities: clean air and water, fresh food, wildlife habitat, and sheer scenic beauty.

Water Snake Photo provided by: Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Water Snake
Photo provided by: Cleveland Museum of Natural History

All-too-often these special places disappear forever because of development. Every day, over 5,000 acres of land are developed in the U.S.

Many landowners are taking a stand to safeguard the places they love— productive farms, ranch-land, forests, wetlands, coastlines— for their family and for future generations. If you’re a landowner looking to preserve your property, learn more today.

State

AEPP (Agricultural Easement Purchase Program) (Ohio Department of Agriculture)
CELCP (Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program) (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Clean Water Act (Section 319, Environmental Protection Agency) (Environmental Protection Agency)
Brownfield and Land Revitalization (Environmental Protection Agency)
Brownfield and Land Revitalization (Ohio Department of Agriculture)
Clean Ohio Fund
Green Space Conservation Program
Trails Fund

Federal

 

CELCP (Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program)
Farm Bill Programs
Publication: "Conserving Habitat through the Federal Farm Bill"
ACEP (Agricultural Conservation Easement Program)
GRP (Grassland Reserve Program)
Clean Water Act (Section 319, Environmental Protection Agency)
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Grant Programs
Forest Legacy Program
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
GRP (Grassland Reserve Program)
LWCF (Land and Water Conservation Fund)
NAWCA (North American Wetlands Conservation Act)
NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service) Programs
Sustain Our Great Lakes