DCNR Offering Grant Workshops and Webinars

September 3rd, 2019

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of Recreation and Conservation (BRC) 2020 grant program for statewide, regional, and local recreation and conservation projects will open on January 15 and close on April 22, 2020. Opportunities for training and technical assistance on this grant program are being offered through statewide workshops and webinars. If you are interested in applying to this grant program, participating in one of our grant workshops or webinars is strongly encouraged. Online pre-registration is required for both the workshops and webinars. Visit DCNR’s calendar of events webpage to register at For information on registering for the workshops and webinars, contact Jim Young at or 717-783-2712.

Our in-person grant workshops will be held at six locations across Pennsylvania between November 7 and 26, 2019. These workshops will provide technical assistance to potential applicants on DCNR grants available for recreation, conservation, riparian buffer, trail, and community parks projects. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with staff and receive information on grant program selection criteria, eligibility, and documents required for various types of applications. Community leaders, municipal officials, consultants, board members, trail managers, land conservation professionals, and park and recreation professionals are encouraged to attend. Participants will learn strategies on how to create a competitive grant application developing ready to go projects. If you are not able to attend one of our statewide grant workshops, please register for the webinar scheduled for January 29, 2020.

Applicants interested in our Statewide Regional Partnership Grant Program should register for the webinar scheduled for February 19, 2020.

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