Grants for Northeast Farmland Preservation

1772 Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $250,000

Anticipated deadline: Jun 8, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island Expand all

Location of residency: United States

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The 1772 Foundation has announced that grant funding will be made available for Northeast land trusts engaged in farmland protection. The purpose of this grant program is to support sustainable regional food systems through the protection of critical farmland in the New York and Boston foodsheds.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The 1772 Foundation has announced that funding will be made available for land trusts meeting the following criteria:
    • Have a primary interest in farmland protection
    • Protect farmland within a 100-mile radius of Boston or New York City (see mapor anywhere in the state of New Jersey
    • Have adopted the Land Trust Alliance's Standards and Practices
  • To be eligible to apply, organizations must have a 501c3 IRS designation.


  • Applicants who have matching funds are most favorably considered.