Maine Land Trust Excellence Program

Over the years, the Maine Land Trust Network has managed grant-funded programs on behalf of its members. The following program is no longer active and is archived here for reference.

The Maine Land Trust Excellence Program was 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 was proud to have facilitated 7 rounds of the program since its inception in 2008.

What was 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