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Conservation Grant Program

The State Conservation Committee’s Conservation Grant Program supports and promotes programs and partnerships that protect, restore and enhance the state’s valuable natural resources. 



State Conservation Committee Announces 2016 Conservation Grant AwardsAdobe Acrobat symbol

The New Hampshire State Conservation Committee has awarded $263,629 in Conservation "Moose Plate" Grants to sixteen New Hampshire municipalities and conservation organizations.

The State Conservation Committee will post the 2017 application proposal and instructions by 7/1/2016.

The 2016 Grant Proposal and Application Instructions provided below for informational purposes only.

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Download the SCC 2016 Grant Application FormAdobe Acrobat symbol Budget Form 1 Budget Form 2Adobe Acrobat symbol

Alternative SCC 2016 Grant Application formWord documentAlternative Budget Tables (Excel format)

For further information contact:
Dea Brickner-Wood, Administrator SCC Conservation Grant Program
(603) 868-6112,

About the State Conservation Committee Conservation Grant Program:

The New Hampshire State Conservation Committee (SCC) is the state government agency responsible for managing the Conservation Grant Program. Competitive grants are awarded annually to physical and tangible environmental projects that foster stewardship and the sustainability of New Hampshire’s natural environment (RSA 261:97-c, III).

The Conservation Grant Program’s six focus areas include:

  • Water Quality and Quantity: Restore, enhance, maintain or protect.
  • Wildlife Habitat: Create, restore, enhance, manage or protect.
  • Soil Conservation and Flooding: Reduce or prevent erosion or improve soils.
  • Best Management Practices: Plan and implement for agriculture, storm or forestry.
  • Conservation Planning: Accomplish a conservation project or outcome that includes a public involvement component.
  • Land Conservation: Permanent land protection through conservation easement or fee aquisition and/or associated transaction and stewardship costs.

Eligible Grant Applicants include:

  • County Conservation Districts
  • County Cooperative Extension Natural Resources
  • Municipalities, including agencies and commissions engaged in conservation programs
  • Qualified nonprofit organizations engaged in conservation programs
  • Public and private schools (kindergarten through Grade 12)
  • Scout groups

Funded Projects:
Since 2000, the State Conservation Committee has funded dozens of projects all over New Hampshire. Municipalities,county conservation districts, educational institutions and other organizations involved in natural resource conservation.

SCC 2016 Conservation Grant RecipientsAdobe Acrobat symbol

SCC Conservation Grants Funded 2007-2015Adobe Acrobat symbol

About Moose Plate:
The SCC Conservation Grant Program is funded through the purchase of Conservation License Plates, known as "Moose Plates". All funds raised throught he purcvhase of Moose COnservation and Heritage Plates are used for the promotion, protection and investment in New Hampshire's natural, cultural and historic resources. To buy a Moose Plate, visit your municipal office and request one when registering your vehicle. Gift certificates may be purchased at

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New Hampshire State Conservation Committee
P.O. Box 3907
Concord, NH 03302

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New Hampshire State Conservation Committee
PO Box 2042
Concord, NH 03302-2042
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