Foundation / Corporation
Laura Jane Musser Fund
03/25/20 11:59 PM CST
Grants of up to $8,000 and grants of up to $35,000 to nonprofits and agencies in Colorado, Hawaii, New York, Minnesota, Wyoming, and Texas in eligible regions, for projects that support ecologically sensitive public uses of open space. Funding is intended to enhance the community's public health and quality of life. Programs should also ensure the protection of habitats and ecosystems for a diversity of plant and animal species.
Only programs in Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, and limited counties in New York and Texas may apply. Eligible counties in New York include: Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster. Eligible counties in Texas are located in the Rio Grande River Valley (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy counties), Deep East Texas (Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler counties), and the Brazos Valley (Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington counties).
Funds will be available for:
- Planning (Up to $8,000)
- Implementation (Up to $35,000)
Note - The planning stage is optional and not a requirement phase prior to applying for or receiving an implementation grant. If an organization receives a planning grant from the Musser Fund, this in no way implies a commitment on the part of the Musser Fund to provide the organization with any subsequent implementation grant.
Proposed projects must demonstrate:
- A clear stakeholder involvement and contribution plan
- A plan for the long term financial and environmental sustainability of the proposed program
GrantWatch ID#: 178629
The Musser Fund is likely to make a total of 5 to 7 grants in the Environmental Initiative this year.
Planning grants: Up to $8,000
Implementation: Up to $35,000
The project must be completed within 12 months of the grant award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=y0IvNTomAgUvA6lfqC-UdBPFPhStXtli0
Mary Karen Lynn-Klimenko, Grants Program Manager
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