2021 Applications Due June 30th
The LeRay McAllister Critical Land Conservation Fund is accepting pre-applications now through June 30th. Final applications will be due September 1st. . This year's funding cycle includes updated prioritization based on HB 305 from the 2021 Legislature. Working agricultural lands will receive funding priority.
Up to $1.7 million is available. This is a competitive process. Please review all application and eligibility documents below prior to applying. Once pre-applications have been received, applicants may work with staff to schedule a site visit with the Commission. For more information, or please contact Evan Curtis at email@example.com.
Eligible applicants are counties, cities, towns, the Utah Department of Natural Resources, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and charitable organizations that qualify as tax exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Staff may be able to assist landowners to find an eligible partner if one has not already been identified.
2021 Application Documents
To apply, download the 2021 application documents and guidance below:
- Schedule for 2021 Application Cycle
- 2021 Pre-Application and Ranking Criteria Form*
- 2021 Restoration Pre-Application and Ranking Criteria Form**
- Application Cover Sheet
- Application Checklist
- McAllister Fund Defining Principles
- Eligible Costs Policy
- Appraisal Policy
*NOTE: Only the pre-application portion is due on June 30th. The remaining tabs constitute the full application and are due on September 1st. These documents are now in their final format. No substantive changes were made from the draft version previously posted and either version may be submitted as the final application.
**NOTE: Projects only seeking funding for restoration projects should only fill out the “Restoration Pre-Application” form. Applicants seeking to acquire an easement or fee title interest in property should fill out the general application.
For additional information or if you have questions, contact:
Evan Curtis, Quality Growth Commission staff
Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget
Suite 150, Utah State Capitol Building, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114
Phone: (801) 538-1427, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org