Cost Share

Cost share is financial assistance that landowners can apply for in order to manage and improve the value of their property.  Cost share assistance often pays for 50 to 75% of the cost for forest management activities on your property.  Forest management is a direct investment that can tremendously increases the value of your forest resources.  Taking advantage of cost share resources is crucial for most landowners.  At Long Forestry  we are dedicated to being your source of cost share assistance in order to ensure cost efficient and effective forest management.  Remember, enrollment into most cost share programs usually requires that a certified forest management plan be developed for the property. 

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What is Cost Share?

 

Cost share is often available through several outlets and LFC monitors them so we can help you take advanatage of them.

Federal Cost Share

Long Forestry works closely with federal natural resource offices to provide our clients with cost share assistance. Cost share assistance is mainly available through the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).   Long Forestry provides certified forest management plans that qualify for all federal cost share programs, and assist with the application process.  Please call Long Forestry to inquire about the current availability of cost share assistance.

State Cost Share

Long Forestry works closely with state natural resource offices to provide our clients with cost share assistance.  Cost share assistance is mainly available through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources FDA program.  We provide certified forest management plans that qualify for all state cost share programs, and assist with the application process.  Please call Long Forestry to inquire about the current availability of cost share assistance.

Other Sources of Cost Share

Cost share is often available through various natural resource clubs and not-for-profit organizations.  Long Forestry has worked with various natural resource groups to provide our clients with cost share assistance.  Cost share assistance from these groups is random and difficult to obtain.  Long Forestry stays in consistent contact with these groups in order to provide our clients with additional source of cost share resources.