Janice Hollmann Grants to Local Land Trusts

Maryland Environmental Trust provides the Janice Hollmann Grant program to land trusts within Maryland. Janice Hollmann Grants are subject to a competitive application process. Maryland land trusts are eligible to apply. All grants require a 100% match from the land trust of in-kind services and privately raised funds.

Janice Hollmann exemplified citizen leadership of local land trusts in Maryland. She co-founded the Severn River Land Trust and the Arundel Conservation Trust, and served on the Severn River Commission. She was Izaac Walton League’s Conservationist of the Year in 1989 and the Capital newspaper’s Person of the Year for 1990. Janice died of cancer in April 1990.

Janice Hollman Grants are supported by funding from the State Highway Administration and are administered by the Maryland Environmental Trust to support local land trusts within the State of Maryland. Janice Hollmann Grants will be made annually depending on funding availability.

The purpose of the Janice Hollmann Grant program is to build sustainable land trusts by increasing organizational capacity, developing community programs and services, implementing Standards and Practices and increasing public support for the diverse spectrum of conservation, stewardship and related land trust activities in the State of Maryland.


 Janice Hollmann Grant Application

 Janice Hollmann Grant Guidelines

Guidance to Applicants