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Grants to North Central Pennsylvania Nonprofits
for Heritage and Conservation Programs


Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lumber Heritage Region and the Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team, in partnership with Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Deadline Date:

01/31/16 4:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofits in Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Forest, Indiana, Jefferson, Lycoming, McKean, Potter, Tioga, and Warren Counties to preserve the heritage of local communities. Applicants should contact foundation staff before submitting an application.

Funding is designated for partnerships that conserve resources, tell the stories and enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.

Applications will be considered for:

1. Projects that implement recommendations from the LHR Management Action Plan or the LHR Interpretive Plan available for review at Examples include trail construction, signage, interpretive/educational exhibits and materials, conservation and heritage preservation projects.

2. Projects that will “flesh out” proposed driving tour itineraries related to Lumber History; the Civilian Conservation Corps; The West Branch Water Trail and/or associated River Towns; and Local Museums.

3. Projects that will complete elements from existing plans including but not limited to trail, watershed, greenway, and heritage community plans.

4. Projects that will “complete” a cultural or heritage asset or destination.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145537

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Funds must be expended by December 31, 2016.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status created or designated by the partners in the heritage area to act on their behalf. The project must be located within the boundaries of the Lumber Heritage Region.

Pre-Application Information:

It is highly recommended that you discuss your project with Steve or Mike at 814-486-0213 before submitting an application to make sure that it qualifies.

This grant requires a dollar-for-dollar cash match.

Contact Information:

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

Steve Manginell, Outreach Coordinator
(814) 486-0213

Lumber Heritage Region
20 East 5th Street
Emporium, PA 15834

Grant Coverage Areas:

All or portions of Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Forest, Indiana, Jefferson, Lycoming, McKean, P

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