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November 2010

WPC and Dominion Resources Seek Proposals for Watershed Mini Grants

Cherry Run, a Western Pennsylvanian Stream

In addition to carrying out numerous watershed improvement projects throughout the region each year, WPC develops partnerships and provides assistance to smaller organizations that are committed to improving Western Pennsylvania’s waterways. WPC is currently accepting proposals for the 2010-2011 Watershed Mini Grant program, which provides assistance to the region’s grassroots watershed groups. Funding for the program is provided by Dominion.

The mini-grants program supports operating costs, organizational promotion and outreach, and/or watershed restoration projects. Grants of up to $1,000 may be awarded for operating expenses. Up to $2,500 is available for promotion and outreach or restoration projects. A cash or non-cash match is preferred but not required.

The program offers funding to watershed organizations in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Bradford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Cumberland, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Perry, Potter, Somerset, Tioga, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties.

The grant application and proposal guidelines may be viewed at WaterLandLife.org/112. Please contact the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to have an application mailed to your organization or to ask questions regarding the application and its required information. Grant applications must be postmarked by December 15, 2010 and mailed to:

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
c/o Marc Strini
246 South Walnut Street
Blairsville, PA 15717
(724) 459-0953 x. 104

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