Ridgway, PA – The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (North Central), in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), is pleased to announce a new Greenways mini grant funding round. North Central is encouraging municipal entities and authorities, council of governments, 501C3 tax exempt corporations, educational institutions, incorporated watershed associations, conservation districts and county and local governments within the region that are interested in expanding the North Central Pennsylvania Greenways network to apply for funding under the Commission’s Greenways Implementation Block Grant Program. Eligible applicants must be located within the six-county region comprised of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties.
The North Central Greenways Implementation Grant Program supports the advancement of recreation, conservation and heritage initiatives through the implementation of recommended priorities contained within the North Central Pennsylvania Greenways Plan. For more information, or to download a funding application, please visit North Central’s Greenways website at www.ncentralgreenways.com. For questions regarding the program, eligibility concerns or to request a hard copy of the grant application, please contact Katie Lenze, Community Development Coordinator, at 814-773-3162 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The competitive grant program will accept applications from March 1, 2023 through March 31, 2023. Grant requests should not exceed $25,000 with a dollar-for-dollar match. Match may be provided by in-kind services and/or cash. Special consideration will be given to projects that have secured local match at time of award and that involve opportunities for coordination between local and state agencies.
Deadline for applications is Friday, March 31, 2023 by 4:00 PM. Completed applications can be emailed to Katie Lenze at email@example.com or mailed to NCPRPDC at 49 Ridgmont Drive, Ridgway, PA 15853.