Thursday, January 24, 2019

DCNR Accepting Applications For Parks, Recreation, Trail, Buffer, Conservation Grants

Just a reminder the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is now accepting applications for its Community Conservation Partnerships Program grants.  The deadline for applications is April 10.
Local governments and recreation and conservation organizations are encouraged to apply for funding to assist with:
-- Planning, acquisition, and development of public parks
-- Recreation areas
-- Motorized and non-motorized trails (ATV and snowmobile)
-- River conservation and access
-- Conservation of open space
Grants also support regional and statewide partnerships that build capacity to better develop and manage resources.
Two webinars have been scheduled to help applicants create a competitive grant application:
-- January 30, from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. -- Grants for locally based recreation, conservation, trail, and stream buffer projects, Click Here to register.
-- February 27, from 110:00 - 11:30 a.m. -- Grants for public recreation, conservation, or heritage-area initiatives undertaken across a statewide or regional landscape, Click Here to register.
For more information, visit DCNR’s Community Conservation Partnership Grant Program webpage.
More information on the full range of DCNR grant opportunities is available on the DCNR Grants webpage.
CFA Accepting Applications
The Commonwealth Financing Authority will accept applications from February 1 to May 31 for its Act 13 Watershed Restoration and Recreation Grants.  Click Here for more.
Forest Buffer Summit
Registration is now open for the DCNR and Western PA Conservancy Pennsylvania Riparian Forest Buffer Summit on February 20-21 at the Best Western Premier Conference Center, 800 East Park Drive in Harrisburg.  Click Here for more.

(Reprinted from the January 23 issue of the DCNR Resource newsletter.  Click Here to sign up for your own copy.)

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