The Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL) grant program is now accepting applications for the Expedited Conservation Projects grant cycle.

The CPL Expedited grant cycle (ECP) funds eligible activities that restore or enhance forests, wetlands, prairies, or habitat for fish, game, and wildlife on public lands/waters in Minnesota. Lands must be open to all seasons of hunting and fishing. Grant requests may range from $5,000 to $50,000, with a maximum total project cost of $575,000. Nonprofit organizations and government entities are eligible to apply, and a 10% match of non-state funds is required. Apply online by 4:00 PM on January 19, 2018. Funding for the CPL program comes from the Outdoor Heritage Fund.