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Upcoming Grants & Loans

OSI provides grants that support the strategic use of land protection to address climate change and water quality in select geographies in the eastern U.S.

Delaware River Watershed Revolving Fund

OSI is accepting applications to the Delaware River Watershed Revolving Fund on a rolling basis. 

Apply or learn more about the Delaware River Watershed Revolving Fund here.

Barnabas McHenry Hudson River Valley Awards

Each year, we present our Barnabas McHenry Hudson River Awards to up to four exceptional young leaders in the fields of environmental conservation, historic preservation, environmental justice, the arts, and tourism.

Learn more about the Barnabas McHenry Hudson River Valley Awards here

Delaware River Watershed Protection Fund

OSI is now accepting applications to the Delaware River Watershed Protection Fund beginning November 4th, 2022, through 5:00 pm EST January 20th, 2023.

All grant applications must be submitted through OSI’s online grant portal. Before preparing a proposal, applicants are encouraged to contact OSI field staff for their region.

OSI is continuing to consider proposals for Transaction Grants as well as Catalyst Grants on a rolling basis. Find an overview of the Transaction Grants here, and an overview of the Catalyst Grant program online application here.

OSI staff will hold a free 90-minute informational session regarding the application process for all interested applicants on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 12:30 pm EST. Please REGISTER HERE for the session in advance.

Please sign up here to receive a notification for the Request for Proposals and other Fund updates.

Learn more about OSI's Delaware River Watershed Protection Fund here.

Appalachian Landscapes Protection Fund

OSI is accepting applications to the Appalachian Landscapes Protection Fund beginning October 17th, 2022 through 5:00 pm EST December 19th, 2022 for the Western / Central Pennsylvania and Cradle of Southern Appalachia Focus Areas.

All grant applications must be submitted through OSI’s online grant portal. Before preparing a proposal, applicants are encouraged to contact OSI field staff for their region.

OSI staff will hold a free 90-minute informational session regarding the application process for all interested applicants on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 10:30 am EST. Please REGISTER HERE for the session in advance.

Learn more about OSI's Appalachian Landscapes Protection Fund here. Please sign up to receive notifications about future RFPs and other Fund updates.

Climate Catalyst Program

OSI, together with the Land Trust Alliance, will accept proposals for the 2022 round of the Land and Climate Catalyst Planning Grant Program from April 18 through June 8, 2022.

An applicant information session will be held on May 13, 2022 from 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Eastern. Register here.

Please sign up here to receive a notification about future Requests for Proposals and other Program updates.

Learn more about OSI's Climate Catalyst Program here.

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