Watershed Conservation

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.

Aquatic science-unassessed waters assessmentOur Watershed Mini Grants can be used to cover expenses in three areas:

Water Quality Monitoring ($3,000 limit)
Restoration Projects ($3,000 limit)
Organizational Promotion and Outreach ($2,000 limit)

Funding for the program is provided by the generosity of the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. The program offers funding to watershed organizations in the following counties:

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

Applying for a Grant

The application period for the Conservancy’s 2018 Watershed Mini Grant Program is currently closed. Mini grant applications are accepted beginning in the fall of each year through late December, and are awarded each April. If you have questions regarding the 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