VOF seeks grant proposals for public open space projects

$1.13 million available from Preservation Trust Fund and Get Outdoors programs. Applications being accepted through April 16, 2021.


acres in Virginia protected.


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miles of hiking and biking trails.


acres conserved every hour since 1966.

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A youth Venture Crew in Chesterfield County is using a grant from VOF to combat invasive species, protect water quality, and educate visitors at the 568-acre Albright Scout Reservation.



Places That Connect

ThunderCroft, Montgomery County

ThunderCroft’s lodging and trails nestled in a variety of habitats on the edge of the Jefferson National Forest offer visitors a “front-row seat to nature,” says owner Buck Cox.

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Wayside Park, Pittsylvania County

With grant money from various organizations and some elbow grease from the community, Pittsylvania Parks and Recreation has restored Wayside Park to its central place in the lives of county residents.

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Bull Run Mountains Blog

Meet some of the people and land behind our work