Who is Eligibile?

   Non-profit orgranizations with tax-exempt status 501(c)(3), municipalities and educational institution

Do I need a match?

   No, but using these funds to leverage other funds in order to accomplish a larger project is encouraged and will be rewarded

1% for Nature will accept requests to do land, water and park conservation projects that create permanently protected natural areas, extinghish developoment rights, secure trail easements or rights of way, and/or enhance public access and enjoyment of protected lands.

 The 1% for Nature mini-grant program is a reimbursement-funding program which will provide 2 categories of grants for nature projects in Monre County in its second year.  The first is the Seedling grant which is limited to requests of $500 with no match required. The second is the Sapling grant with a $1,000 to $2,500 grant range and a 50/50 inkind or cash match requirement.  There is a total of $7,500 available for disbursement.  

Grant applications are due February 1. 2021 at noon