Mini-grants are now available from the South Mountain Partnership, from funding through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, to help local communities promote and protect their natural and cultural resources. The deadline for applications is June 1.
Municipalities, municipal agencies, counties, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply for a total of $50,000 in grants.
All projects must be within Cumberland, Adams, Franklin, or York County and have significant ties to the assets of South Mountain.
Past mini-grants have helped support: Restoration projects for land, waterways, and structures; Trail development; Feasibility studies; Landowner outreach projects; Revitalization projects; Local agricultural/food system initiatives; Development of promotional guides for local assets and products, and Academic research.For all the details, visit the South Mountain Partnership Mini-Grants webpage.