Virginia Land Conservation Foundation

Program Name: Virginia Land Conservation Foundation

Resource Type: State

State: Virginia, Mid-Atlantic

Agency: Program Source: Grant

Description: The Virginia Land Conservation Foundation was established to help fund permanent conservation easements and to purchase open spaces and parklands, lands of historic or cultural significance, farmlands and forests, and natural areas. State agencies, local governments, public bodies and registered (tax-exempt) nonprofit groups are eligible to receive matching grants from the foundation. The purpose of the foundation is to provide state funding used to conserve certain categories of special land. Those categories are open spaces and parks, natural areas, historic areas, and farmland and forest preservation.