Conservation Partners Legacy Grants - Due 1/17

The Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL) grant program is now accepting applications for the 3rd round of Expedited Conservation Projects.

The second round of Expedited Conservation Projects (ECP) grants recently closed. Nearly $1,500,000 remains for the third round of ECP funds which is open now until January 17.  

The ECP grant cycle funds eligible activities that restore or enhance forests, wetlands, prairies, or habitat for fish, game, and wildlife on public lands/waters in Minnesota. Grant requests may range from $5,000 to $50,000, with a maximum total project cost of $1,000,000. Nonprofit organizations and government entities are eligible to apply, and a 10% match of non-state funds is required. Apply online by 3:00 PM on January 17, 2023. Funding for the CPL program comes from the Outdoor Heritage Fund.

Additional Information:

FY2023 Request for Proposal

FY2023 CPL Funding Schedule

Questions? Please email lscplgrants.dnr@state.mn.us for more information.