Growing Greener Grant
program – Growing
Greener II provides grant monies to:
- Restore rivers and streams that are affected by erosion and runoff
from other pollution, reviving these waters to full use for our communities
and our businesses, as well as anglers and boaters.
- Strengthen our boroughs, towns and cities by preparing for reuse contaminated
industrial sites known as "brownfields" --- an effort that improves
the environment and creates jobs.
- Protect working farms and preserve natural areas and open spaces while
making improvements to our state parks and fish and game properties
- Direct funds to revitalize Pennsylvania's towns by investing in Community
Park and riverfront restoration, preserving historic properties, housing
and mixed-use development and offering incentives to promote "smart
- Support investments in energy production to promote diversification,
including funding for wind farms, solar cells and alternative fuels, promoting
the reuse of coal waste and encouraging reductions in carbon emissions.
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission–
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is encouraging county
and municipal governments interested in the planning, acquisition, development,
expansion, or rehabilitation of public boating facilities to apply for funding
through the Boating
Facility Grant program.
The program is designed to help local governments provide or improve
public recreational boat access facilities in their communities that
are open and available for general public use. Private businesses, non-profit,
not-for-profit organizations and service clubs are not eligible for direct
funding but are encouraged to partner with their local government for
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation – NFWF
NFWF provides grant funding for projects that benefit multiple
species, achieve a variety of resource management objectives, and/or
lead to revised management practices that reduce the causes of habitat
degradation. A special emphasis is placed on larger projects that
demonstrate a landscape-level approach and produce lasting, broad-based
results on the ground.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation - Small
Watershed Grants Program
The Chesapeake Bay promotes community-based efforts to protect
and restore the natural resources of the Chesapeake Bay and its
watershed. The program provides grants to organizations working
to improve the condition of their local watershed while building
citizen-based resource stewardship.
Dirt and Gravel Road Program -
Eligible municipalities are encouraged to apply for funds through the
Dirt and Gravel Road Program to correct erosion problems on dirt and gravel
roads that affect water quality in local streams. For more information
pertaining to Susquehanna County contact Dirt and Gravel Road Program Coordinator,
Robert Fearnley, at the Susquehanna County Conservation District, 570-278-4600 ext.
281. Information can also be found at the Center
for Dirt & Gravel Road Studies website.