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Maine Land Trust Excellence Program

The Maine Land Trust Excellence Program is designed to increase the operational quality and sustainability of Maine land trusts as they prepare to apply for accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Maine Coast Heritage Trust is proud to have facilitated 7 rounds of the program since its inception in 2008.

What is it?

A grant-based program provided by Maine Coast Heritage Trust to help Maine land trusts prepare for accreditation, providing $15,000 to cover the cost of:

  • Organizational Assessments
  • Individually tailored workplans to prepare for accreditation
  • Needed assistance to help improve your land trust's practices.

Who can apply?

  • Members of the Maine Land Trust Network
  • Land trusts eligible for accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

Application deadline

Interested applicants are invited to contact Land Trust Program Director, Warren Whitney, to learn more about future rounds of the program: wwhitney@mcht.org, 207-607-4595.

Where can I get more information?