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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Conservation Futures Program 2020 Grant Round

Contact:
David C. McConnell
Conservation Futures Program Staff
David.McConnell@snoco.org
425-388-6627



Conservation Futures Program 2020 Grant Round

Invitation to Apply


EVERETT, Wash., March 19, 2020 – The Snohomish County Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board (CFPAB) announces applications will be accepted from March 15, 2020 to May 15, 2020 for potential funding assistance from the Snohomish County Conservation Futures Program. The CFPAB anticipates application review at the June 2 and 3 board meetings with recommendation given to the Snohomish County Council in June 2020.


Successful program funding is available on a reimbursement basis. It is anticipated that approximately $1.9 million will be available during this grant round for distribution to eligible organizations/jurisdictions per Snohomish County Code Section 4.14.


Allocation Policies

  • Snohomish County will allocate Conservation Futures Program funds on a competitive basis through an application and evaluative project selection basis.
  • Conservation Futures Program resources are allocated on a county-wide basis to assure that the most highly rated projects receive funding.
  • Matching funds are encouraged.
  • Projects may be funded at a level below the amount requested by the project sponsor, as recommended by the CFPAB and forwarded through the County Executive to the Snohomish County Council for review and final consideration.


Grant applications and accompanying attachments must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. June 8, 2020. Submissions received after this time will not be accepted. Final grant applications can be submitted by mail using information provided on the Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board webpage. When submitting by mail, the submittal must be postmarked by the submission deadline. Submittals shall consist of eight double sided copies of the application along with one digital copy (.pdf).


**PLEASE NOTE** Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the application review process may be adjusted to eliminate portions of the outlined schedule (e.g. site tours) and/or complete portions of the process by an alternative mechanism (e.g. distance meetings). The need for revised processes will be evaluated in May and information provided to applicants regarding any changes to the review process.


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