Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Apply Now For Southern Alleghenies Regional Greenways, Recreation Mini-Grants

The Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission, with support from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is now accepting applications now through June 15 for the Southern Alleghenies Regional Greenways Mini-Grants Program.
The Mini-Grants Program is open to planning, technical assistance, development and bicycle and pedestrian projects located within the Southern Alleghenies Region of: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset counties.
This program aims to fund projects that support implementation of the overall purpose and goals identified in the Southern Alleghenies Greenways and Open Space Network Plan (bottom half of page)  along with the Southern Alleghenies Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.
Any municipality, council of government, conservation district, land trust, non-profit organization, designated heritage area, or redevelopment authority is eligible to submit an application.
Eligible projects are required to support the goals of the region’s Greenways and Open Space Network Plan, including: conserve important natural resources, expand recreation opportunities, celebrate cultural heritage, bolster economic development, increase pedestrian and bicycle mobility, and promote healthy lifestyles or the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan to: bolster the region’s bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, ensure its maintenance, plan initiatives surrounding bike and ped. and educate the region of bicycle and pedestrian transportation initiatives.
The SAP&DC Mini-Grants program is possible because of funding provided by DCNR through the Community Conservation and Partnerships Program.
Click Here for all the details on how to apply.  Questions should be directed to Katie St. Clair, SAP&DC’s Community Development Planner, by calling 814-949-6532 or send email to:
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