Conserving Natural, Historical and Cultural Resources
To learn more about Moose Plate funding, recipient agencies, and grant programs, see the Moose Plate Flyer Infographic.
NH Fish and Game Department (NH F&G)
Moose Plate funds benefit NH Fish and Game’s work to protect and restore threatened and endangered wildlife and their habitats through the Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program, as well as helping to conserve land and restore watersheds for fish, wildlife and outdoor recreation. Funds also support fisheries research and restoration activities. More
NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP)
Funds from the Moose Plate program support LCHIP’s administrative costs, including staffing and office expenses. LCHIP provides matching grants (from a different source) to help municipalities and nonprofits protect the state’s most important natural, historical and cultural resources.
The NH SCC awards Moose Plate grants to county conservation districts, municipalities, nonprofit organizations and schools that support the conservation of NH’s natural resources. More
NH Department of Transportation (NH DOT)
The NH DOT’s Bureau of Highway Design, specifically the Statewide Lilac and Native Wildflower Program, uses funds to beautify NH’s roadsides. More
NH Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR)
Providing grants for conservation and preservation of publicly owned historic properties, works of art, artifacts and documents that contribute to NH’s cultural heritage. Restoring historic sites and buildings in NH State Parks. Protecting our state’s biodiversity by researching rare native plants and exemplary natural communities. More