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Growing Greener Communities Award

Award to a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Township for Excellent Conservation Work

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Natural Lands Trust and the Montgomery County Association of Township Officials (MCATO)

Deadline Date:

07/28/17

Description:

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One award to recognize a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania township that has engaged in a dynamic initiative designed to save land, steward natural resources, and/or connect people to nature. This award is intended to recognize excellent conservation work happening at the township level and celebrate the dedicated officials, staff, and volunteers who make it possible.

Examples of qualifying projects include:

- Dynamic utilization of open space, such as a community garden or multi-use trail.
- Efforts to care for land and water, such as a stream clean up, riparian buffer planting, meadow naturalization, or environmentally sensitive stormwater management.
- Progressive, conservation-minded planning, such as ordinances that preserve community green space or improve commercial corridors with shade trees and other greening elements.

Please note that green building projects or upgrades to building facilities do not qualify as eligible initiatives.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166700

Term of Contract:

The project, program, or initiative must have occurred in 2015.

Eligibility:

Pre-Application Information:

Email completed nominations to ggcaward@natlands.org or snail-mail to Natural Lands Trust, Hildacy Farm Preserve, 1031 Palmers Mill Road, Media, PA 19063.

Contact Information:

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

Kirsten Werner, Director of Communications
Email: kwerner@natlands.org
Phone: 610-353-5587 ext. 267

Grant Coverage Areas:

Montgomery County

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania

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