Apply for Greenbelt Funding

The FY23 Summer Greenbelt Application Cycle closed on July 29, 2022, and applications are currently in the review process. The FY23 Winter Greenbelt Application Cycle opened on October 31, 2022, and will close on January 27, 2023.

In accordance with the Charleston County Comprehensive Greenbelt Plan, Transportation Sales Tax Greenbelt funds are awarded via financial grants through both a Rural and Urban Grants Program in order to equitably distribute funding for greenspace conservation throughout the County.

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Funds Available: Approximately, $18.6 million is available.

Who Can Apply: Eligible Greenbelt Fund Recipients are: Charleston County or a municipality in Charleston County; any agency, commission, or instrumentality of the County or municipality within Charleston County; a not-for-profit charitable corporation or trust authorized to do business in this State and organized and operated for natural resource conservation, land conservation, or historic preservation purposes, and having tax-exempt status as a public charity under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and having the power to acquire, hold, and maintain interests in land for these purposes; an agency or instrumentality of the United States Government; and any other entities as may be approved at the discretion of County Council on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online. In order to access the online application, complete the Notice of Intent Form (below) and submit the completed, signed form via email to After a Notice of Intent Form is received, reviewed and approved applicants will be emailed access to the on-line application form.

Pre-Application Meetings: Pre-application meetings with Greenbelt staff are not required to submit an application. However, should you desire to meet regarding your project, or if you need technical assistance, please contact:

Eric Davis

Charleston County Greenbelt Programs


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