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Grant Workshops for Recreation and Conservation Projects

2014-01-10 12:55:54

2014 DCNR Grant Workshops for
Recreation and Conservation Projects
Registration -- 9:00 a.m.
Workshop -- 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of Recreation and Conservation 2014 grant program for public recreation and conservation projects opens Jan. 15, 2014 and ends on April 16, 2014.  In partnership with the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society, DCNR is offering free, in-person grant workshops at six locations across Pennsylvania in February. 
These workshops will provide information to potential applicants on DCNR grants available for public recreation and conservation projects. Grants are funded through a variety of grant programs including the Keystone Recreation and Conservation Fund, Environmental Stewardship Fund, Pennsylvania Recreational Trails Program, and the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Participants in these grant workshops will be provided with in-depth information onprojects eligible for DCNR’s grant funds, how to develop a competitive “ready-to-go” application, eligible applicants, and matching fund requirements. Participants will also receive guidance and updates on the eGrants application process and the documents required for each type of project, and have the opportunity to interact with Bureau of Recreation and Conservation staff.  Community leaders, municipal officials, consultants, land trusts, board members, trail managers, and park and recreation professionals are encouraged to attend.
The workshop dates and locations are as follows:
Camp Hill Borough Building: Prosser Hall Feb. 5
Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus: Fire Academy Feb. 6
Luzerne County Community College: Educational Conference Center Feb. 19
PA Military Museum Feb. 20
Pine Township Recreation Center Feb. 25
Clarion Holiday Inn Feb. 26
Pre-registration is required.
To register, go to http://www.apps.dcnr.state.pa.us/Calendar/list.asp?intDivisionID=24
For additional information, contact Linda Manning at linmanning@pa.govor 717-783-4736.