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Applications for the 2022 CAP program will open June 1 with a deadline of July 31, 2022. Join us on Tuesday, June 7th at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT for an informational webinar to learn more about the program.


Before considering applying please review the assessment process, eligibility, benefits, costs, and FAQs. A sample application is also available for review.

If you have any questions or would like to be added to our notification list for the next application cycle please email

Criteria for Review

After the application closing date, all applications will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the eligibility requirements. All eligible applications will be reviewed by the CAP Steering Committee and awards will be make based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated need
  • Potential impact of a conservation assessment at this time
  • Consideration is given to diversity of participants (type of institution, geographic location, etc.)