Improve Your Chances for Success with FRPP Funding
Date: February 28, 2013
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM ET
Instructor: Jane Ellen Hamilton
Level: Beginner / Intermediate -- Participants should have a basic understanding of the FRPP Program.
Applicants for federal Farm and Ranch Land Protection Program funding must comply with the requirements of the FRPP Manual. This webinar will help you understand how adopting and implementing Land Trust Standards and Practices that relate directly to FRPP Manual contents can help your organization improve its chances for securing funding to protect locally important farms and ranches. You will receive guidance on several important conservation easement transactional practices, including:
1. Evaluating and selecting projects
2. Completing strong transactions in a timely manner
3. Drafting conservation easements that meet FRPP standards
4. Adopting easement stewardship practices that ensure the perpetuity of FRPP-funded projects
This webinar is applicable to both governmental entities and land trusts and will help participants distill key information about how developing best practices can help your organization achieve its farmland protection goals.
Standards Covered: 8 (Evaluating and Selecting Conservation Projects), 9 (Ensuring Sound Transactions), and 11 (Conservation Easement Stewardship)