Greenway Funding Available

Ridgway, PA – The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (North Central), in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), is encouraging municipal entities and authorities, council of governments, 501C3 tax exempt corporations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, incorporated watershed associations, conservation districts, and county and local governments within the region that are interested in expanding the North Central Pennsylvania Greenways network to apply for funding under the commission’s Greenways Implementation Block Grant Program. Eligible applicants must be located within the six county region comprised of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties.

The intent of the North Central Greenways Implementation Grant Program is to provide funding for smaller conservation and natural resource based projects that would implement the overall recommendations identified in the North Central Pennsylvania Greenways Plan.  Also available this grant round is ATV funding!  These grants are awarded to assist with the planning, construction, renovation and maintenance of areas and facilities for all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use, the purchase or lease of equipment for trail construction and maintenance and the development of educational materials and programs.  Please review the program guidelines by clicking the NCGIG tab, or contact North Central for more details.  Match may be provided by in-kind services and/or cash. The competitive grant program will accept applications from January 11th, 2015 through November 2nd, 2015.

 

Not sure if you’re eligible?  For more information contact Tom Buck, Transportation Planning Coordinator, at 814-773-3162 ext. 3012 or tbuck@ncentral.com, or please visit the Greenways website at www.ncentralgreenways.com.  We can help take you from concept to completion.

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Greenway Round Closed

The latest round of Greenway mini-grant funding is now closed. Future rounds expected to be announce in mid-late December. Please contact Tom Buck at 814-773-3162 if you have any questions.NorthCentralLogo

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HURRY! Greenway Mini-Grants Still Available

Ridgway, PA – The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission (North Central), in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), is encouraging municipal entities and authorities, council of governments, and county and local governments within the North Central Pennsylvania Region that are interested in expanding the North Central Pennsylvania Greenways network to apply for funding under the commission’s Greenways Implementation Block Grant Program. Eligible applicants must be located within the six county north central Pennsylvania region comprised of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter counties.
The intent of the North Central Greenways Implementation Grant Program is to provide funding for smaller, conservation based projects that would implement the overall recommendations identified in the North Central Pennsylvania Greenways Plan. Grant requests should not exceed $25,000, and can account for no more than 50% of the total project cost. Match may be provided by in-kind services and/or cash. Special consideration will be given to projects that involve opportunities for coordination between local and state agencies.

Deadline for applications is Friday, August 22nd, 2014 by 4:00 PM.

For more information about the North Central Greenways Implementation Grant Program and a funding application, visit the Greenways Mini-Grant Page.

If you have questions or need more information, please contact Tom Buck, Transportation Planning Coordinator, at 814-773-3162, ext. 3012 or tbuck@ncentral.com.
**Additional rounds to be held immediately following this round in the event that all monies are not programed**

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