Keystone Conservation Trust strives to increase the speed, capacity and quality of conservation. We are advancing a new paradigm in conservation practices, building from the strengths of many disciplines. Integrating the best of strategic planning, conservation science, and change management, KCT strives to propel conservation efforts to greater conservation success. Our collaborative techniques create more effective, efficient and measurable outcomes while helping charter new efforts and strengthening conservation partnerships for more strategic and comprehensive initiatives on a larger scale.


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We also further the work of foundations in land conservation by providing new sources of capital for philanthropy. The Legacy Property Fund helps individual donors convert the value in their home into charitable gifts. The pooling of these assets represents new capital for the non-profit industry. KCT will re-grant these monies to critical conservation projects or other qualified charities of the donors choice. KCT also works with community foundations to accept, sell and distribute real estate assets into donor-advised funds.


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Recent Project


The Pennypack Greenway is a wooded oasis in a highly built-out setting at the margins of Philadelphia. Encompassing three protected areas within both Philadelphia and Montgomery counties (the Pennypack Park, Lorimer Park, and the Pennypack Preserve), the Pennypack watershed houses over 2600 acres of publicly accessible protected lands. Conservation challenges ...
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