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2024 Climate Smart Land Stewardship Grants

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) is excited to announce that it is accepting applications for its first round of Climate Smart Land Stewardship Grants for land trusts.

This program will award $500,000 over multiple years for both planning and implementation grants. In 2024, grants will be awarded quarterly.

Important Dates

In 2024, applications will be reviewed quarterly. Submission deadlines are at 5:00pm on:

  • August 1, 2024
  • November 1, 2024

Funding decisions are anticipated approximately six weeks after application deadlines.

Have questions? Want to schedule a site visit?

Site visits are strongly encouraged prior to submitting your application. Learn more »

Contact Ricky Bentley for questions or to schedule a site visit at rbentley@ctconservation.org

How is this program funded?

Funding for this grant program was paid for by the Climate Smart Farming: Agriculture and Forestry Grant.

Funding is awarded and administered by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.

Application Materials

Use the buttons below to open our grant application forms.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to view the documents at the bottom of this page to review application questions and other relevant information before starting an application.

More Information

Grant-Related Documents