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Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program grants

Apply (LUG)
for grants to local units of government for land acquisition and recreational development.
Apply (NCO)
for grants to nonprofit conservation organizations for land acquisition.
DNR grant staff in your area.
Stewardship-protected lands near you.

Part of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Fund is available each year in the form of grants to local units of government and nonprofit conservation organizations. These grants help fund land acquisition and recreational development statewide. Stewardship grant partners have been essential to the success of the Stewardship Program.

Applicants are advised that Stewardship grant awards will be subject to the availability of funds and any procedural changes that may result from the forthcoming state budget. That biennial state budget is in process and will likely be finalized sometime this summer.

Last revised: Tuesday February 10 2015