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Private Land Management

Providing professional assistance to urban and rural economies, communities and landscapes

Free one hour initial consultation.

Fees vary based on the services requested.

Rural
  • Pasture site analysis & soil evaluations
  • Invasive species identification
  • Seeding recommendations for pastures
  • Recommendations for transitioning to Managed Intensive grazing
  • Recommendations for transitioning to Organic farming or other ecological sound agriculture practices
  • Summarize available government program
  • Develop an implementation and management plan
Urban
  • Prairie site analysis & soil evaluations
  • Invasive species identification
  • Seeding recommendations for prairies
  • Summarize available government programs
  • Develop an implementation and management plan

Grant Search, Reveiw & Writing

The past 25 years we’ve been writing and administering grants for ourselves. Now we’d like to help you get grant funding through private foundations, state or federal grant programs!
We are your local experts in locating grants that can be hard to find!

Proposal Development & Grant Research

First we will work with you to:
  • Brainstorm ideas & possible partnerships for your project
  • Create goals & objectives for your project
  • Determine the funding needs for your project
Then we will:
  • Research grant options that meet your project goals and funding needs
  • Create a report of the most appropriate grant options (minimum of three) that are a good match for your project goals and for which you are qualified
  • Review the report with you and answer your questions

Fee: $300

Review Your Request for Proposal or Full Proposal
Already written your RFP or proposal? Before you submit it we can:

  • Proofread for grammatical errors and edit as needed
  • Verify the technical details & documentation is appropriate
  • Revise the format, if needed, to meet the granting agency’s requirements

Fee: $200 - $800 (based on the size of the grant application)

Grant/Proposal Writing
Stumped on how to begin writing your grant proposal? We can:

  • Develop a proposal based on the granting agency’s requirements
  • Develop the proposal narrative and budget
  • Prepare the application materials
  • Submit the proposal

Fee: $500 to $3,000 per grant (based on the size of the grant application)

Fiscal Sponsor/Project Management
Need someone to administer your grant or serve as your fiscal sponsor? We can:

  • Manage all the paperwork
  • ensure compliance with funding agency criteria
  • ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • Provide technical assistance and oversight for your project through planning, organizing, budgeting, monitoring and coordinating

Fee: 15% of the awarded grant amount

Other areas of interest we are involved with include:

Local Food Initiatives

Sustainable Farming

Watershed Management

Educational Workshops & Coordination

Farm Marketing Assistance

Renewable Energy