Foundation / Corporation
Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area (LHV) and National Park Service (NPS)
Grants of up to $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and agencies for projects to preserve, promote, and develop local resources. Applicants should contact staff before completing an application. Funding is intended for projects that preserve or promote cultural, historic, community, or natural resources, or ethnic traditions or folkways. Projects should benefit the Lackawanna Heritage Valley's service area in the Lackawanna Heritage Valley. The Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area (LHV) is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Based in Scranton, the heritage area encompasses the watershed of the Lackawanna River in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Luzerne counties.
This funding is an investment in Northeastern Pennsylvania that stimulates the region’s economic development, enhances tourism initiatives, strengthens the capacity of community organizations, and increases the quality of life for area residents. Priority will be given to new projects; continuing projects that have not previously been funded by LHV; projects in keeping with LHV’s mission; and projects demonstrating strong partnerships.
Types of Projects
Projects eligible for Partnership Grant support can take a variety of formats, including:
For a list of allowable expenses, see: https://lhva.org/docs/Grant%20Seeking%20Guidelines%20Partnership%20Grants%201-26-21.pdf#page=3.
GrantWatch ID#: 136919
Up to $5,000
Grant contracts begin on the date of the Award Letter or Cooperative Agreement. All projects must be completed by March 31, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to April Rogato, Executive Assistant, at arogato@LHVA.org.
Please note: Email applications are required in addition to submitting a hard copy with an original signature.
Mail or hand-deliver to:
Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area
213 Railroad Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
For more information, please contact April Rogato, Executive Assistant, at arogato@LHVA.org or 570.963.6730, extension 8200.
USA: Pennsylvania: Lackawanna Heritage Valley: Watershed of the Lackawanna River in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Luzerne counties
Grants to USA state agencies to develop and support volunteer programs in local communities. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that support, manage, and engage volunteers. Priori
Grants to USA government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, faith-based and community organizations, and tribal governments for activities to reduce violent crime in local neighborhoods. Interested applicants are advised that required registra
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants of up to $50,000 to researchers affiliated with USA qualified institutions to advance research in the field of pediatric oncology. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to increase the institution's
Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga
Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.
Grants of up to $25,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be give
Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, associations, public and private agencies, and individuals for programs and services to benefit local residents in eligible locations. The purpose of funding is to support programs that focus on health, recreation, safety,
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d