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Land Partnerships Grant Program

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Municipalities
for Preservation and Recreational Projects

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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County of Cumberland, Pennsylvania

Deadline Date:

07/01/20 Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations and municipalities in eligible locations to support a range of preservation and recreation projects. Applicants must contact staff prior to applying. Funding may be used for ordinance and planning assistance and to promote environmental protection, park and recreation development, and agricultural preservation. Eligible applicants must be located in Cumberland County.

Financial assistance under the Land Partnerships Grant Program fall under four separate categories:

  • Land Acquisition
  • Park, Trail and Greenway Development
  • Planning and Ordinance Assistance
  • Water Resource Management

For more information on each category, including eligible projects and costs see the guidelines in Supporting Documents below.

The objectives of the Program are to:

  • Improve consistency between municipal and county plans.
  • Update local plans and ordinances to reflect current planning practices and address emerging trends.
  • Incentivize actions among federal, state, county and local governments, non-profit organizations, businesses and landowners that implement the shared vision found in the Comprehensive Plan and Land Partnerships Plan.  
  • Grow the economy of Cumberland County while conserving critical lands that protect our natural resources, provide recreation opportunities, and enhance the agriculture industry.  

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144607

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Land Acquisition: $100,000 maximum grant
- Park, Trail & Greenway Development: $100,000 maximum grant
- Planning and Ordinance Assistance: $20,000 maximum grant
- Water Resource Management: $50,000 maximum grant

Multi-Municipal Application - Each municipality may request the individual maximum grant request and combine the funding for a multi-municipal application.

Term of Contract:

Grant funds should generally be expended within a two (2) year time period from the date of grant contract execution. Land acquisition grants agreements are one (1) year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following entities are eligible to apply for funding under the Land Partnerships Grant Program:
- Any municipality in Cumberland County. Multi-municipal applications are eligible and encouraged. A private entity with an interest in land preservation and conservation may apply in partnership with a municipality to submit an application.
- Not-for-profit organizations with 501(c)3 status that have an identified focus on natural resource protection, agriculture preservation, parks and trails, or land conservation.

Land Acquisition - The following costs shall not be considered eligible under this program:
- Grant preparation costs
- Project administration, overhead and staff costs of applicant

Park, Trail & Greenway Development - The following costs shall not be considered eligible under this program:
- Monuments or memorials
- Concession facilities
- Grant preparation costs
- Project administration, overhead and staff costs of applicant
- Facility maintenance costs and equipment maintenance costs such as tractors and mowers

Planning and Ordinance Assistance - The following costs shall not be eligible under this program:
- Grant preparation costs
- Project administration, overhead and staff costs of applicant
- Rental or meeting facilities and food expenses

Water Resource Management - The following costs shall not be considered eligible under this program:
- Grant preparation costs
- Project administration, overhead and staff costs of applicant

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is July 1, 2020. Grant awards are expected to be announced in fall 2020.

Pre-application meetings are mandatory.

Cumberland County generally will not fund more than 50% of the total cost of an approved project. The grantee is required to provide the remaining contribution through a cash match or in-kind contributions.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Schedule a Pre-Application meeting and submit applications to:

Stephanie Williams
(717) 240-5383
sjwilliams@ccpa.net
310 Allen Road, Suite 101
Carlisle, PA 17013

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