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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 93,250 acres of isolated wetlands, 1,982 acres of Carolina Bays, and 360.8 miles of river/creek frontage.

Cumulative Totals for FY 2004-2017Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands93,250$30,470,350
Carolina Bays1,982$836,074
Open/Cleared Land15,844$7,280,538
Family Farms/Agriculture19,843$16,433,858
Urban Parks11,092$21,865,228
Historic Sites730$2,286,445
Woodlands/Forested145,324$72,475,811
Totals288,066$151,648,305

 

Fiscal Year 2016-2017Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands741$526,478
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land304$97,601
Family Farms/Agriculture2,453$1,300,000
Urban Parks81$575,000
Historic Sites63$486,963
Woodlands/Forested3,455$3,043,707
Totals7,096$6,029,749

 

Fiscal Year 2015-2016Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands13,963$4,972,657
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land2,232$1,002,722
Family Farms/Agriculture2,357$1,479,236
Urban Parks3,334$1,230,500
Historic Sites161$311,930
Woodlands/Forested23,135$11,554,205
Totals45,183$20,551,249

 

Fiscal Year 2014-2015Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands3,274$1,068,025
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land170$84,347
Family Farms/Agriculture2,588$1,984,572
Urban Parks828$968,000
Historic Sites16$427,050
Woodlands/Forested19,436$6,244,770
Totals26,312$10,776,765

 

Fiscal Year 2013-2014Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands7,511$2,267,639
Carolina Bays869$347,708
Open/Cleared Land3,101$1,558,305
Family Farms/Agriculture2,272$895,631
Urban Parks255$2,680,000
Historic Sites0$0
Woodlands/Forested14,576$6,414,602
Totals28,585$14,163,885

  

Fiscal Year 2012-2013Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands8,003$1,983,864
Carolina Bays521$255,295
Open/Cleared Land2,011$693,445
Family Farms/Agriculture3,019$2,972,953
Urban Parks4,051$4,513,000
Historic Sites2$354,000
Woodlands/Forested19,474$5,215,265
Totals37,081$15,987,822

 

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
Wetlands8,308$2,459,012
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land5,316$1,027,786
Family Farms/Agriculture2,016$1,542,778
Urban Parks84$300,000
Historic Sites166$151,052
Woodlands/Forested25,809$12,078,407
Totals41,698$17,559,035

 

Fiscal Year 2006-2007Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands10,171$4,185,649
Carolina Bays592$233,071
Open/Cleared Land1,611$1,878,700
Family Farms/Agriculture2,917$3,603,388
Urban Parks2,101$6,823,600
Historic Sites1$100,000
Woodlands/Forested14,886$8,805,398
Totals32,279$25,629,807

 

Fiscal Year 2005-2006Number of AcresFunding
Wetlands**28,374$7,887,481
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land853$447,040
Family Farms/Agriculture1,064$1,525,154
Urban Parks237$4,100,128
Historic Sites11$114,200
Woodlands/Forested**14,333$7,226,766
Totals44,872$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$5,119,546
Carolina Bays0$0
Open/Cleared Land248$490,592
Family Farms/Agriculture1,156$1,130,145
Urban Parks112$675,000
Historic Sites310$341,250
Woodlands/Forested10,129$11,892,690
Totals24,861$19,649,224

 

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