The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has been awarded a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to administer the 2017 Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Mini-Grant program. This program will provide mini-grants of $2,000 to $10,000 to projects within Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike and Wayne Counties that support and advance the goals and objectives of the Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape.
A total of $60,000 in grant funding is available. All mini-grants require a 1 to 1 match. PEC and PA DCNR encourage any municipality, council of governments, registered Pennsylvania non-profits, county conservation districts, or learning institutions to consider projects that may t the grant criteria.
- Application Opens: March 31, 2017
- Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
- Grant Awards Announced: May 22, 2017
- Projects Commence: June 1, 2017
- Projects Completed: May 31, 2018
For more information contact:
Janet Sweeney, PFW CL Coordinator
Pennsylvania Environmental Council
175 Main Street
Luzerne, PA 18709
570-718-6507 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE: Mini-Grant Funds come from the PA DCNR Community Conservation Partnership’s Program. If you are applying for a Pocono Forests and Water Mini-Grant please be aware that no portion of your match can originate from DCNR funding. Mini-Grants must be matched by the applicant 1 to 1 with cash and/or eligible non-cash in-kind services.
Explore successful mini-grant funded projects from previous years: