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Info Session: DEEP Open Space (OSWA) and Urban Green/Community Garden (UGCG) Grant Program

July 14   |   12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

OSWA and UGCG Information Session

CT DEEP recently announced the next round of competitive grant funding to assist municipalities, land trusts, and water companies with the purchase and preservation of open space lands, urban green space, and community gardens through the state of Connecticut’s Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition (OSWA) and Urban Green and Community Garden (UGCG) Grant Programs. The deadline for submitting OSWA and UGCG applications is September 30, 2022.

Please join us for this important opportunity to learn from DEEP staff about both programs and ask questions about the grant application, your project proposals, etc.

Join us for a Zoom information session featuring staff from DEEP’s Office of Land Acquisition and Management

What: Information Session: DEEP OSWA and UGCG Grant Programs

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022

Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm via Zoom

Session Agenda:

  • The first hour of the session will focus on the OSWA Grant Program.
  • The final 30-minutes of the session will focus on the Urban Green/Community Garden Program.

Registration is required.

Register here »

View more information on the OSWA grant program here »

View more information on the UGCG grant program here »

Any questions? Please contact Yaw at yodarko@ctconservation.org

*Note: Only communities listed as “targeted” and/or “distressed” are eligible to apply for Urban Green/Community Garden grants. Click HERE and scroll to page 2 of 6 to see if your town is eligible or contact me.


Transaction Assistance Grant (TAG) Program

This session will be followed by a thirty-minute Q/A on the Transaction Assistance Grant (TAG) Program. Participants may stay and have their questions answered before the request for proposals deadline on July 15, 2022.


July 14
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


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