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 practices and principles for the collection and analysis of water samples 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 to be used to 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:
Estimated Size of Grant:
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:
PA Department of Community and Economic Development
Office of Business Finance and Workforce Development – CFA Programs Division
Baseline Water Quality Data Program
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Telephone: (717) 787-6245
Fax: (717) 772-3581