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Lowcountry Land Conservation Grant

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Land
Conservation and Stewardship in the Lowcountry Region

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (GDDF)

Deadline Date:

07/31/20 11:59 PM CT

Description:

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Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects in land preservation and stewardship in the Lowcountry area. New applicants should contact the Foundation before applying. Funding may be used for general operations or projects; technical assistance; and program-related investments that lead to landscape-scale land preservation and stewardship. Strategic land conservation partnerships are encouraged and funded as well.

Funding may be used throughout the region, with a focus on five areas: ACE Basin, Charleston Greenbelt, North Lowcountry, Sewee to Santee, and South Lowcountry. Together, these areas span the entire coast. 

To Protect and Restore: 

There is a rich tradition of public and private land conservation throughout the Lowcountry. To date, more than a million and a quarter acres have been preserved along the South Carolina coast. Growth projections for the region, however, underscore the need to build upon these conservation gains. The Foundation supports organizations working to further increase the size and health of the Lowcountry’s protected areas on a landscape-scale. Occasionally, when opportunities arise to preserve lands of exceptional strategic significance, the Foundation offers Program Related Investments as bridge funding. 

To Grow Stronger: 

Protecting more natural areas and traditional working lands is a big job. Stewarding it long-term is an even bigger job. That’s why the Foundation offers general operating grants to sustain land conservation organizations, as well as capacity-building grants to help them meet expanded land conservation opportunities. The Foundation also encourages partnerships and collaborations to enhance the region's conservation goals.

To Advocate Change: 

Some land conservation happens with easements or fee simple transactions, and some with teams of volunteer stewards. Some occurs at the policy level. For this reason, the Foundation supports strategic efforts to align regional planning and implementation with established land conservation goals.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179260

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:

-You must be a 501(c)(3) public charity or unit of government.
-You must be in compliance with your Secretary of State.
-You must have completed at least one full fiscal year of operations before applying.
-You must have a demonstrated track record of advancing landscape-scale conservation.

The following are not eligible:

-Individuals
-Religious activities, political campaigns, or legislative lobbying
-Stand-alone conferences, publications, films, events, websites, or videos
-Endowments, capital campaigns, or debt reduction

Pre-Application Information:

New applicants should contact the Foundation before starting an application.

Your complete proposal must be submitted online by 11:59 pm Central Time on:

- March 27, 2020 for review at the July 2020 board meeting, or
- July 31, 2020 for review at the November 2020 board meeting

It takes about four months from grant application deadline through board decision. After the board meeting, you will hear from staff by email within a couple of weeks.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_879?SA=SNA&FID=35261

If you are a new applicant or have questions about Lowcountry Land Conservation grants, please contact Lowcountry office at 843.277.2041.

Lowcountry Office
4 North Atlantic Wharf
Charleston, South Carolina 29401-2168

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina: ACE Basin, Charleston Greenbelt, North Lowcountry, Sewee to Santee, and South Lowcountry

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