Contact:David C. McConnellConservation Futures Program StaffDavid.McConnell@snoco.org425-388-6627
Snohomish County Conservation Futures Program Grants for 2017
The Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board announces $2,000,000 grant round opening January 9, 2017
EVERETT, Wash. January 9, 2017 - Today, the Snohomish County Conservation Futures Advisory Board [SCCFP] announced a $2 million grant round for 2017. Applications for the funds will be accepted starting January 9, 2017.
The Snohomish County Conservation Futures Program was started in 1988 as a mechanism for distributing Conservation Futures Property Tax Funds for the preservation of open space, farm, agricultural, and timber land as authorized by RCW 84.34.230. The purpose of the Conservation Futures Program Fund is to acquire interests or rights in real property for the preservation land per SCC 4.14.010. Approximately $2,000,000 will be available for distribution in 2017 for those purposes.
Application Submission and Due DateGrant applications and accompanying attachments (eight color copies) should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. February 28, 2017. Submissions received after this time will not be accepted. Detailed instructions for completing the application and submitting it are found on the CFPAB web page. Final grant applications can be submitted by mail, email, or hand delivery, using information provided in the application packet. If submitting by mail, the packet submittal must be postmarked by the submission deadline. A “.docx” of this document will be available at: