VOF makes $1.825 million available from its Preservation Trust Fund and Get Outdoors grant programs in first half of FY22.
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VOF announces $1.26 million for 29 open-space projects
Projects include new parks, trails, outdoor classrooms, and community gardens in 25 counties and cities.
VOF announces $1 million for community projects in Southwest Virginia
Grants from Forest CORE Fund support eight projects that protect the outdoors and increase access to open space in Roanoke, Montgomery, Giles, Franklin, and Danville.
VOF seeks grant proposals for public open space projects
Foundation makes $1.13 million available in spring 2021 from Preservation Trust Fund and Get Outdoors grant programs.
VOF announces $1.9 million in grants for public open space projects
Grants support 33 projects in 25 localities, with an emphasis on high-need communities.
Buffer program works with landowners in Upper/Middle James River
Effort led by James River Association, Virginia Department of Forestry, and Chesapeake Bay Foundation funds tree plantings that protect streams.
VOF supports expansion of Poor Mountain Natural Area Preserve in Roanoke
1,326-acre forest in Roanoke County hosts the world’s largest known population of globally rare piratebush shrub.
DCR expands Chestnut Ridge preserve in Giles with VOF grant
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.
VOF grant helps protect site of Urbanna Oyster Festival
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 …
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VOF grant helps to establish new State Forest in Charlotte
Effort led by The Conservation Fund and Virginia Department of Forestry included support from a $1 million grant from VOF’s Forest CORE Fund.