Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)
Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, IHEs, for-profit businesses, government agencies, and watershed organizations to evaluate the quality of local water resources. Eligible projects must utilize accepted scientific principles and practices for water sample collection and analysis to document existing groundwater quality conditions on private water supplies.
Act 13 of 2012 establishes the Marcellus Legacy Fund and allocates funds to the Commonwealth Financing Authority (the “Authority”) to be used fund statewide initiatives to establish baseline water quality data on private water supplies using the Baseline Water Quality Data Program (BWQDP).
Funds may be used by the applicant to pay for any of the following project costs:
Specific Collection Requirements:
GrantWatch ID#: 142694
Grants shall not exceed $250,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.esa.dced.state.pa.us/Login.aspx
For technical inquiries regarding the submission of the on-line application, contact the Customer Service Center at (800) 379-7448 or (717) 787-3405.
Program inquiries should be directed to:
Telephone: (717) 787-6245
Fax: (717) 772-3581
Once submitted online, please print one (1) copy of the application, including the required supplemental information, and mail to:
PA Department of Community and Economic Development
Office of Business Financing – CFA Programs Division
Baseline Water Quality Data Program
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
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