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Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition (OSWA)
Urban Green/Community Garden (UGCG)
2023 CT DEEP Grant Programs

Information Session – Via Zoom
Thursday, June 1
6:30 – 8:00pm

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CT DEEP is accepting applications from municipalities, land trusts, and water companies for the next round of the competitive Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program (OSWA) and from targeted and distressed communities* for the Urban Green and Community Gardens Grant Program (UGCG). The application deadline for both programs is October 2, 2023.

Do you have questions about the application process?
Do you have a project in mind and want to learn more?

Please join CLCC and DEEP for an informational session to learn about these grant programs and other state and federal funding opportunities to support your land conservation and community greenspace projects, including the items needed to submit a complete and successful application. There will be plenty of opportunity for Q&A.

Regional In-Person Info Sessions Coming Soon…

*Note: Only communities listed as “targeted” and/or “distressed” are eligible to apply for UGCG grants. Click HERE to see if your municipality is eligible.

Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition Grants
October 2, 2023 Application Deadline

Learn more and apply »

Urban Green & Community Gardens Grants
October 2, 2023 Application Deadline

Learn more and apply »

Photo credit: Paffard Woods, Avalonia Land Conservancy, David Young