Land Protection Transaction Grants Application Due Date: April 29, 2022 – Electronic Submittal

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) is offering grants to assist with land transaction costs for the permanent land protection projects in the coastal watershed area of New Hampshire and Maine. The April 2022 grant round will accept applications for both the Grant Program 1 Prospective Project Appraisals and Grant Program 2 Completed Project Transaction Costs.

Electronic submittal instructions are found in the Application Instructions. Contact the Great Bay Coordinator with any questions.

Download the April 2022 Grant Program Information and Application Instructions (PDF) and Application Form (PDF). To receive the Application Form and Application Instructions in MS Word, contact the Great Bay Coordinator.

Full press release: Land Protection Transaction Grants Available Spring 2022 (PDF)

The Great Bay Partnership awards $38,825 for land transaction costs to five conservation projects

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Fall 2021 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $38,825 in grant funds will support conservation work on 384 acres of land. The five conservation projects provide over $40,000 in matching funds.

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in Conservation Project Grant the coastal watershed of New Hampshire and Maine with land protection transaction costs including appraisal, land survey, legal, title, recording fees, easement baseline documentation and environmental assessments. The eligible properties are permanently protected through donation or acquisition of land and conservation easements.

The Fall 2021 grant awards include conservation properties representing a diversity of natural resources including woodlands, agricultural lands and open fields, important wildlife habitats and water resources.

Land Protection Transaction Grant Recipients:

  • Great Works Regional Land Trust, $11,725, Conservation Project Grant, Town of South Berwick, ME
  • Town of Hampton, $2,100 Appraisal Grant, Town of Hampton, NH
  • Nippo Lake Association, $3,500, Appraisal Grant, Town of Barrington, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Newfields, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $18,000, Conservation Project Grant, Town of Durham, NH

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership is a collaboration of conservation organizations in the coastal region that promotes landscape-scale land conservation and stewardship. Funding for the Land Protection Transaction Grant program is provided by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Nature Conservancy serves as the fiscal agent for the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership grant program.

Full PDF press release.

For questions about the grant program contact us.

Land Protection Transaction Grants Application Due Date: October 1, 2021 – Electronic Submittal

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) is offering grants to assist with land transaction costs for the permanent land protection projects in the coastal watershed area of New Hampshire and Maine. The October 2021 grant round will accept applications for both the Grant Program 1 Prospective Project Appraisals and Grant Program 2 Completed Project Transaction Costs. 

Electronic submittal instructions are found in the Application Instructions. Contact the Great Bay Coordinator with any questions.

Download the October 2021 Grant Program Information and Application Instructions (PDF) and Application Form (PDF). To receive the Application Form and Application Instructions in MS Word, contact the Great Bay Coordinator.

Full press release (PDF format): Land Protection Transaction Grants Available Fall 2021

The Partnership’s application instruction webinar from April 17, 2018 is available in PDF or a full webinar video (large 265MB file).

The Great Bay Partnership awards $59,075 for land transaction costs to eight conservation projects

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Spring 2021 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $59,075 in grant funds will support conservation work on 562 acres of land. The eight conservation projects provide over $86,000 in matching funds.

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in Conservation Project Grant the coastal watershed of New Hampshire and Maine with land protection transaction costs including appraisal, land survey, legal, title, recording fees, easement baseline documentation and environmental assessments. The eligible properties are permanently protected through donation or acquisition of land and conservation easements.

The Spring 2021 grant awards include conservation properties representing a diversity of natural resources including woodlands, agricultural lands and open fields, important wildlife habitats and water resources.

Land Protection Transaction Grant Recipients:

  • Bear Paw Regional Greenways, $7,100, Conservation Project Grant, Town of Deerfield, NH
  • Town of Fremont, $2,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Fremont, NH
  • Great Works Regional Land Trust, $3,000, Appraisal Grant, Town of South Berwick, ME
  • Moose Mountain Regional Greenways, $20,000, Conservation Project Grant, Town of Milton, NH
  • City of Portsmouth, $2,775, Appraisal Grant, Town of Madbury, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Hampton Falls, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Durham, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $16,700 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Rye, NH


The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership is a collaboration of conservation organizations in the coastal region that promotes landscape-scale land conservation and stewardship. Funding for the Land Protection Transaction Grant program is

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership is a collaboration of conservation organizations in the coastal region that promotes landscape-scale land conservation and stewardship. Funding for the Land Protection Transaction Grant program is provided by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Nature Conservancy serves as the fiscal agent for the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership grant
program.

PDF Press Release

For questions about the grant program contact us.

Land Protection Transaction Grants Application Due Date: April 12, 2021 – Electronic Submittal

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) is offering grants to assist with land transaction costs for the permanent land protection projects in the coastal watershed area of New Hampshire and Maine. The April 2021 grant round will accept applications for both the Grant Program 1 Prospective Project Appraisals and Grant Program 2 Completed Project Transaction Costs. 

Electronic submittal instructions are found in the Application Instructions. Contact the Great Bay Coordinator with any questions.

Download the April 2021 Grant Program Information and Application Instructions (PDF) and Application Form (PDF). To receive the Application Form and Application Instructions in MS Word, contact the Great Bay Coordinator.

Full press release (PDF format): Land Protection Transaction Grants Available Spring 2021

The Partnership’s application instruction webinar from April 17, 2018 is available in PDF or a full webinar video (large 265MB file).

The Great Bay Partnership awards $66,797 for land transaction costs to eight conservation projects

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Fall 2020 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $66,797 in grant funds will support conservation work on 1,117 acres of land. The eight conservation projects provide over $102,000 in matching funds. The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in the coastal watershed of New Hampshire and Maine with land protection transaction costs including appraisal, land survey, legal, title, recording fees, easement baseline documentation and environmental assessments. The eligible properties are permanently protected through donation or acquisition of land and conservation easements.

The Fall 2020 grant awards include conservation properties representing a diversity of natural resources including woodlands, agricultural lands and open fields, important wildlife habitats and water resources. Land Protection Transaction Grant Recipients:

  • City of Portsmouth, $8,004 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Madbury NH
  • Society for the Protection of NH Forests, $3,000 Appraisal Grant, Town of Durham NH
  • Society for the Protection of NH Forests, $8,745 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Brookfield NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $2,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Epping NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Durham NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $16,500 Conservation Project Grant, Towns Barrington & Strafford NH
  • Three Rivers Land Trust, $20,000 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Springvale ME

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program will have a grant round in Spring 2021. Grants will be offered for both Appraisal Grants and Conservation Project Grants. See the Great Bay Partnership website for additional details.
The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership is a collaboration of conservation organizations in the coastal region that promotes landscape-scale land conservation and stewardship. Funding for the Land Protection Transaction Grant program is provided by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Nature Conservancy serves as the fiscal agent for the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership grant program.

PDF Press Release

For questions about the grant program contact us.

Land Protection Transaction Grants Application Due Date: October 2, 2020 – Electronic Submittal

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) is offering grants to assist with land transaction costs for the permanent land protection projects in the coastal watershed area of New Hampshire and Maine. The October 2020 grant round will accept applications for both the Grant Program 1 Prospective Project Appraisals and Grant Program 2 Completed Project Transaction Costs. 

Electronic submittal instructions are found in the Application Instructions. Contact the Great Bay Coordinator with any questions.

Download the October 2020 Grant Program Information and Application Instructions (PDF) and Application Form (PDF). To receive the Application Form and Application Instructions in MS Word, contact the Great Bay Coordinator.

Full press release (PDF format): Land Protection Transaction Grants Available Fall 2020

The Partnership’s application instruction webinar from April 17, 2018 is available in PDF or a full webinar video (large 265MB file).

The Great Bay Partnership awards $36,945 for land transaction costs to eight conservation projects.

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Spring 2020 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $36,945 in grant funds will support conservation work on 416 acres of land. The eight conservation projects provide over $43,000 in matching funds.

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in the coastal watershed of New Hampshire and Maine with land protection transaction costs including appraisal, land survey, legal, title, recording fees, easement baseline documentation and environmental assessments. The eligible properties are permanently protected through donation or acquisition of land and conservation easements.

The Spring 2020 grant awards include conservation properties representing a diversity of natural resources including woodlands, agricultural lands and open fields, important wildlife habitats and water resources.

Land Protection Transaction Grant Recipients:

  • Town of Barrington, $3,775 Conservation Project Grant
  • Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, $2,000 Appraisal Grant, Town of Strafford
  • Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, $6,700 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Strafford
  • Town of Madbury, $2,000 Appraisal Grant
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $2,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Newington
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $12,000 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Farmington
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Towns of Durham & Lee
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $4,470 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Lee

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program will have a grant round in Fall 2020. Grants will be offered for both Appraisal Grants and Conservation Project Grants. See the Great Bay Partnership website for additional details.

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership is a collaboration of conservation organizations in the coastal region that promotes landscape-scale land conservation and stewardship. Funding for the Land Protection Transaction Grant program is provided by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Nature Conservancy serves as the fiscal agent for the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership grant program.

For questions about the grant program:
Dea Brickner-Wood
GBRPP, Great Bay Coordinator
603-868-6112
Email

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