Foundation makes $1.13 million available in spring 2021 from Preservation Trust Fund and Get Outdoors grant programs.
Grants support 33 projects in 25 localities, with an emphasis on high-need communities.
Effort led by James River Association, Virginia Department of Forestry, and Chesapeake Bay Foundation funds tree plantings that protect streams.
1,326-acre forest in Roanoke County hosts the world’s largest known population of globally rare piratebush shrub.
The 820-acre preserve in Giles and Bland counties is managed for its old-growth trees and offers possibilities for reintroducing the American chestnut and butternut tree.
The Chesapeake Bay’s largest and oldest oyster festival will have a space to call home for future generations, thanks to a partnership between festival organizers and the Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF). Earlier this year, a private landowner put up for sale a 3.5-acre parcel in the Town of Urbanna that had hosted vendors and other …
Effort led by The Conservation Fund and Virginia Department of Forestry included support from a $1 million grant from VOF’s Forest CORE Fund.
VOF opens 2020-2021 grant round for its Preservation Trust Fund with an emphasis on community-driven conservation.
Get Outdoors program will provide grants of up to $25,000 for projects in underserved communities.
The webinar provided an overview of the 2020 grant round, which is focused on community-supported conservation projects in nine Southwest Virginia localities.