Tuesday, November 2, 2010

WPC And Dominion Resources Seek Proposals For Watershed Mini Grants

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is now accepting proposals for the 2010-2011 Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides assistance to the region’s grassroots watershed groups. Funding for the program is provided by Dominion.
Applications are due December 15.
In addition to carrying out numerous watershed improvement projects throughout the region each year, WPC develops partnerships and provides assistance to smaller organizations that are committed to improving Western Pennsylvania’s waterways.
The mini-grants program supports operating costs, organizational promotion and outreach, and/or watershed restoration projects. Grants of up to $1,000 may be awarded for operating expenses. Up to $2,500 is available for promotion and outreach or restoration projects. A cash or non-cash match is preferred but not required.
The program offers funding to watershed organizations in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Bradford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Cumberland, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Perry, Potter, Somerset, Tioga, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties.
The grant application and proposal guidelines are available online or contact the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to have an application mailed to your organization or to ask questions regarding the application and its required information.
Applications are to be sent to: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, c/o Marc Strini, 246 South Walnut Street, Blairsville, PA 15717 or call 724-459-0953 x. 104.

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