The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for Coastal Zone Protection Grants through October 23. (formal notice)
Eligible applicants include a nonprofit organization or an educational institution located within the two defined Coastal Zone geographic areas of the State, the Delaware Estuary and Lake Erie Coastal Zones. Proposals must also support the Coastal Zone Program's mission to protect and enhance Pennsylvania's coastal resources.
All applications for Coastal Zone Management Program grants must be submitted electronically through the eGrants system. Register yourself as a user by clicking the Log In/Register link, click on Find a Grant to find this grant opportunity and then select the option to Apply for This Grant. eGrants will guide you through the process of starting your electronic grant application.
Public informational sessions on the new electronic grants system will be held in both coastal zones. The first session will be held at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Room 108 in Erie on September 3 at 1 p.m. The address is 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505.
The second session will be held at the Philadelphia State Office Building, Betsy Ross Room 6069 on Tuesday, September 8 at 9:30 a.m. The address is 801 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. A demonstration of the system will be provided, followed by an opportunity for questions.