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Summary of Grants Funded by the South Carolina Conservation Bank Act

 

Through the November 16, 2016, application period, the Conservation Bank has conserved 94,713 acres of isolated wetlands, 2,015 acres of Carolina Bays, and 230.6 miles of river/creek frontage.

Cumulative Totals for FY 2004-2017Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands94,713$30,619,074
Carolina Bays2,015$849,166
Open/Cleared Land17,037$7,662,592
Family Farms/Agriculture19,963$16,566,456
Urban Parks11,088$21,865,228
Historic Sites730$2,286,445
Woodlands/Forested148,580$73,092,198
Totals294,126$152,941,160

 

Fiscal Year 2016-2017Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands741$526,415
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land304$97,687
Family Farms/Agriculture2,453$1,300,000
Urban Parks81$575,000
Historic Sites63$486,963
Woodlands/Forested3,454$3,043,684
Totals7,097$6,029,749

 

Fiscal Year 2015-2016Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands14,381$5,171,143
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land3,378$1,405,832
Family Farms/Agriculture2,357$1,479,240
Urban Parks3,334$1,230,500
Historic Sites161$311,930
Woodlands/Forested24,055$11,971,367
Totals47,666$21,570,013

 

Fiscal Year 2014-2015Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands3,274$1,068,025
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land170$84,347
Family Farms/Agriculture2,584$1,984,572
Urban Parks827$968,000
Historic Sites16$427,050
Woodlands/Forested19,488$6,264,128
Totals26,358$10,796,122

 

Fiscal Year 2013-2014Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands7,511$2,267,684
Carolina Bays902$360,800
Open/Cleared Land3,092$1,559,791
Family Farms/Agriculture2,268$887,207
Urban Parks255$2,680,000
Historic Sites0$0
Woodlands/Forested14,586$6,420,411
Totals28,614$14,175,893

  

Fiscal Year 2012-2013Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands8,270$2,051,804
Carolina Bays521$255,295
Open/Cleared Land2,011$693,464
Family Farms/Agriculture3,039$3,004,353
Urban Parks4,051$4,513,000
Historic Sites2$354,000
Woodlands/Forested19,529$5,226,633
Totals37,423$16,098,549

 

During Fiscal year 2008-2009; 2009-2010; 2010-2011; and 2011-2012 no changes were made to the cumulative amounts due to budget restrictions. Funding received during that period was used to pay down previously approved grants.

 

Fiscal Year 2007-2008Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands8,322$2,483,317
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land5,316$1,023,977
Family Farms/Agriculture2,124$1,652,396
Urban Parks84$300,000
Historic Sites166$151,052
Woodlands/Forested25,819$12,080,292
Totals41,830$17,691,034

 

Fiscal Year 2006-2007Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands10,795$4,164,589
Carolina Bays592$233,071
Open/Cleared Land1,628$1,865,463
Family Farms/Agriculture2,917$3,603,388
Urban Parks2,098$6,823,600
Historic Sites1$100,000
Woodlands/Forested15,410$8,839,695
Totals33,441$25,629,807

 

Fiscal Year 2005-2006Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands**28,514$7,766,621
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land891$440,522
Family Farms/Agriculture1,064$1,525,154
Urban Parks246$4,100,128
Historic Sites11$114,200
Woodlands/Forested**16,110$7,354,145
Totals46,836$21,300,770

  **The South Carolina Conservation Bank partnered in a fee purchase of 38,949 acres providing 20% of the cost at $10,000,000 and is included herein.

 

Fiscal Year 2004-2005Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands12,905$5,119,477
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land249$491,508
Family Farms/Agriculture1,156$1,130,145
Urban Parks112$675,000
Historic Sites310$341,250
Woodlands/Forested10,129$11,891,843
Totals24,861$19,649,224

 

  • Mail Applications to: SC Conservation Bank, 1201 Main Street, Suite 1820, Columbia, SC 29201
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