Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

CPL logo - restore, protect, enhance, fish game wildlife habitat

Round 1 FY2017 grant cycles closed September 9, 2016. Round 2 will open December 12th only for the Metro grant cycle.
FY2017 Application and Funding Schedule This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

FY2017 CPL Request for Proposals This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

The Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL) Grant Program funds conservation projects that restore, enhance, or protect forests, wetlands, prairies, and habitat for fish, game, and wildlife in Minnesota. Funding for the CPL grant program is from the Outdoor Heritage Fund, created by the people of Minnesota. The CPL Program has been recommended by the L-SOHC to (and approved by) the MN Legislature annually since 2009. 

The MN DNR manages this reimbursable program to provide competitive matching grants from $5,000 to $400,000 to local, regional, state, and national nonprofit organizations, including government entities.

Use the CPL grant cycle comparison chart This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. to determine which grant cycle best fits your project. 

CPL Frequently Asked Questions This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

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