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March Funding Opportunities in the Region

Spring is in the air and so are several grant opportunities for projects in the South Mountain Region! As you are planning upcoming projects be sure to consider these opportunities. Many of these have deadlines in the next 2 weeks, so don’t delay!

Louis J. Appell, Jr., Preservation Fund for Central Pennsylvania:

Deadline: March 15, 2022

These grants, available to nonprofits and municipalities, enable local groups to respond proactively to a preservation challenge by providing funding for bricks and mortar preservation and technical assistance, while building public awareness of the value of preserving Central Pennsylvania’s unique heritage. Grant applications in the range of $5,000 – $15,000 will be accepted. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2022. Awarded grants will generally be announced in the late spring.

Local Share Account (LSA) – Statewide – PA Department of Community & Economic Development

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Projects in the public interest. Projects that improve the quality of life of citizens in the community. Eligible projects must be owned and maintained by an eligible applicant or a nonprofit organization.

Eligible applicants include: Pennsylvania Counties, Municipalities, Municipal Authorities, Economic Development Agencies, Redevelopment Authorities

Get Outdoors PA Mini-Grant Funding Available

Deadline: March 11, 2022

The Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society is accepting applications for its 2022 round of Get Outdoors PA mini-grants. The grant round is open through Friday, March 11. DCNR provides funding for these mini-grants with support from the Environmental Stewardship Fund. The mini-grants fund equipment, training, and transportation for guided Get Outdoors PA programs in 16 activity categories. Funding can cover up to 50% of the costs, with a maximum grant of $3,000. Match must be cash. Eligible applicants include municipalities, counties, land trusts, and other private non-profit entities that provide programming for the community benefit. Non-profit organizations must have 501(c)(3) status through the IRS and be registered with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations.

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