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Acknowledgement of Assistance

Grantees are required to acknowledge funding assistance in all phases of the project that are applicable. Any product of the grant must include the below statement of assistance and the below logos of the South Mountain Partnership, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. South Mountain Partnership must be provided with seven (7) days to review the language and design layout before finalizing. This requirement applies to any product of the grant, including:

  • Publications, signs, materials, and project-related websites
  • Project sites, including properties and facilities, including any portion of them acquired, rehabilitated, or developed with assistance from the grant. These projects require erecting a permanent sign and maintenance of the sign for at least five (5) years.


Statement of Assistance

“This project was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, Environmental Stewardship Fund, under the administration of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation. The grant was awarded through the South Mountain Partnership, with management oversight of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

We are a partner of the South Mountain Partnership, an alliance of organizations working to preserve and enhance the cultural and natural assets of the South Mountain Landscape in Central Pennsylvania. To learn more about the Partnership, please visit”


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