Cover photo for Utah Leray McCallister Critical Land Conservation Program

Utah Leray McCallister Critical Land Conservation Program

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Closed June 30, 2023


The LeRay McAllister Working Farm and Ranch Fund provides grants to preserve and restore working agricultural land in Utah, benefiting open space and wildlife as well. The Program uses funds appropriated by the Utah Legislature to purchase conservation easements on important pieces of private land, acquire small parcels in fee title under limited circumstances, and provide small restoration grants to improve conserved lands.


Eligibility

Eligible applicants are counties, cities, towns, the Utah Department of Natural Resources, other Utah Agencies, Land Trusts, and charitable organizations that qualify as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Application Instructions

Email your completed pre-application (available below) to Jeremy Christensen at jeremyc@utah.gov.

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Details

Release Date

June 1, 2023

Deadline

June 30, 2023

Financial Instrument

Grant, Easement

Total Program Funding

$3,000,000


Updated June 2, 2023

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