Watershed Conservation

BHE GT&S Watershed Mini Grant Program

Each year, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy accepts proposals for its Watershed Mini Grant Program, which provides assistance to the region’s grassroots watershed groups and organizations.

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Our Watershed Mini Grants can be used to cover expenses in three areas:

Water Quality Monitoring ($3,500 limit)
Restoration Projects ($3,500 limit)
Organizational Promotion and Outreach ($2,500 limit)

Funding for this grant program is provided by BHE GT&S, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. The program offers funding to watershed organizations in the following counties:

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bradford, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, McKean, Mifflin, Potter, Tioga, Washington and Westmoreland

Applying for a Grant

The application period for the BHE GT&S Watershed Mini Grant Program is now open. Please download the 2023 watershed mini grant application here. Applications must be postmarked by December 19, 2022, and mailed to:

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
c/o Kelly Horrell
1067 Philadelphia Street, Suite 101
Indiana, PA 15701

If you have questions regarding the BHE GT&S Watershed Mini Grant Program, please contact Kelly Horrell, WPC watershed conservation program administrator, at khorrell@paconserve.org or 724-471-7202, ext. 5100.

For More Information:

Watershed Conservation Program
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
1067 Philadelphia Street, Suite 101
Indiana, PA 15701