2017 Land Transaction Grant Program RFP

The Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership (PREP) and Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) with help from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation are offering matching grants to assist with land transaction costs for permanent land protection projects (conservation easements, full fee acquisitions, donations) within the Piscataqua Region coastal watershed (coastal New Hampshire and part of southern Maine). Qualified nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) conservation organizations and units of government may apply. The total amount available for 2017 grants is $68,000. Applications are due March 17, 2017.

Press Release

RFP & Application in MS Word

RFP & Application in PDF 

For questions about this grant opportunity contact:

Rachel Rouillard                               Dea Brickner-Wood
PREP, Director                                   GBRPP, Great Bay Coordinator
603-862-3948                                     603-868-6112
Rachel.Rouillard@unh.edu           bluesky24@comcast.net

PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.