DCNR Opens Grant Program

(HARRISBURG) – The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has announced the opening of the application period for the Community Conservation Partnership Grant Program, according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27).

Community Conservation Partnerships Program grants can fund:

  • Planning, acquisition, and development of public parks
  • Recreation areas
  • Motorized and non-motorized trails
  • River conservation and access
  • Conservation of open space

Grants also support regional and statewide partnerships that build capacity to better develop and manage resources.

Eligible entities include: Counties, municipalities, nonprofit organizations, State Heritage areas and certain land trusts.

Grant Applications will be accepted until 4pm on April 14.  Applications and other useful information can be found by going to www.dcnr.pa.gov and clicking on the Grants link.

CONTACT:  Mike Stephens  mstephens@pasen.gov