The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund is designed to protect tens of thousands of acres of environmentally sensitive bottomland and wetland forests in North Carolina and Virginia. Each year through 2025, the Fund will award approximately $500,000 in matching-fund grants. Learn more about the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund’s grant recipients and individual projects by regularly visiting this Progress page.

The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund announced its inaugural grants in 2016. These grants will help The Nature Conservancy, Triangle Land Conservancy and the Virginia Department of Conservation and preserve more than 2,000 acres of bottomland forests in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia through forest stewardship, conservation, preservation and the promotion of sustainable harvesting.

See the Recipients

Easement case studies provide additional details about the specific projects being funded by the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund. Additional case studies will be added as negotiations are finalized and contractual agreements are closed.

See the Case Studies

Anticipated 2016 project closings are expected in early 2017.

Please check this page often for updates regarding important Enviva Forest Conservation Fund milestones.

Commitment from Enviva
over the next 10 years
Acres of bottomland forests
protected in NC and VA
Protected bottomland

Matching-Fund Grants

The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund, administered by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, supports nonprofit organizations to protect ecologically sensitive areas and conserve working forests.

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