Application made by a municipality, park district, tribe, or non-profit. Application cycle opens in odd-numbered years.
Step 2 - Review
Review by Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), to determine eligibility of projects.
Step 3 - Recommend
Citizens Advisory Board (CAB) thoroughly reviews projects to recommend selection, ranking, and protections to be put in place.
Step 4 - Resolve
County Council takes public action on CAB/TAC recommendations. This determines the final ranking order and the terms of acquisition.
Step 5 - Act
Projects are submitted in the budget according to ranking order and revenue available for the application cycle.
Step 6 - Purchase
Properties are acquired for future conservation and public benefit.
Application Forms - Conservation Futures
Application packets will be available for the next Conservation Futures grant cycle in 2019. Completed applications together with all the attachments, must be submitted to Pierce County Parks and Recreation located in the Lakewood Community Center.
Applications are reviewed and ranked in accordance with the Pierce County Conservation Futures program, Pierce County Code Chapters 2.96 and 2.97. Applications that are not complete or do not include all the necessary attachments cannot be processed and will be returned.
Application workshops will be held during a grant cycle at the Lakewood Community Center. Applicants are required to attend an application workshop. For more information, contact Ryan Walker at (253)798-4252.
2019 Application Timeline
Application Workshops 2-4 p.m.
April 8 by 4:30 p.m.
Application Submission Deadline
April 18 & May 2
Application Review and Evaluation by Technical Advisory Committee
May 16, 23, 30 and June 6 & 13 (if needed)
Application Presentation and Scoring by Citizens' Advisory Board
Conservation Futures Property Resolution passed by Council