Useful Links and Materials

Comprehensive Plan Aids

Conservation Commission Assistance with Comprehensive Plan Updates  

Beginning with Habitat - resource maps, open space planning

Stewardship Guides - click to link

Kennebec Estuary Land Trust collaborated with four coastal Conservation Commissions - Arrowsic, Georgetown, Phippsburg, and Westport Island - to create land and water stewardship guides. Read about it here: http://bangordailynews.com/community/conservation-commissions-share-ways-to-protect-coastal-communities-through-new-publication/

Link to the stewardships guides here or below:

Grants

National Park Service, Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program:

application deadline June 30. 

https://www.nps.gov/orgs/rtca/index.htm

Elmina B. Sewall Grant 1/31/21, 6/15/21

 https://www.sewallfoundation.org/application-process

Fields Pond Foundation anytime http://www.fieldspond.org/guidelines.htm

Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust 10/1/21 http://www.margaretburnham.org/application/

Morton Kelly Grant

Deadline: Check website for 2021 application information.

http://www.morton-kelly.org/application-faq/submitting-a-request/

Davis Conservation Foundation Water 4/10/21 and 10/10/21

http://www.davisfoundations.org/dcf/apply

Maine Community Foundation Fund for Maine Land Conservation http://www.mainecf.org/GrantsNonprofits/AvailableGrantsDeadlines/FundforMaineLandConservation.aspx

USFWS Small NAWCA  https://www.fws.gov/birds/grants/north-american-wetland-conservation-act/how-to-apply-for-a-nawca-grant.php

Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund

2/1/21, 2/20/21, 3/1/21

https://www.maine.gov/ifw/programs-resources/grants/outdoor-heritage-fund.html#heritage_fund

Project Canopy

3/12/21

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mfs/policy_management/project_canopy/grants/index.html

Onion Foundation

3/3/21

https://www.onionfoundation.org/onion-foundation-grants

William P. Wharton Trust

3/1/21

http://www.williampwhartontrust.org/instructions.htm