Pocono Forests & Waters Initiative Now Accepting Mini-Grant Applications

The Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Mini-Grant Program, administered by the PA Environmental Council under a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is now accepting applications.

The deadline for applications is May 1.

The program will provide mini-grants of $2,000 to $10,000 to projects within Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike and Wayne Counties that support and advance the goals and objectives of the Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape.

A total of $60,000 in grant funding is available. All mini-grants require a 1 to 1 match.

PEC and DCNR encourage any municipality, council of governments, registered Pennsylvania nonprofits, county conservation districts, or learning institutions to consider projects that meet the grant criteria to apply.

Click Here to learn more from the success stories from earlier grant recipients (bottom of the page).

Click Here to learn more about the Poconos Forests & Waters Landscape Initiative.

For more information and to apply, visit PEC’s Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Mini-Grant Program webpage.  Questions should be directed to Janet Sweeney by calling 570-718-6507 or send email to: jsweeney@pecpa.org.

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