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Free Fall Workshops Explain DCNR's C2P2 Grant Program

Thursday September 13th, 2018
The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society, will host workshops this fall to explain the department’s Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2).
 
The C2P2 program’s application period will open January 22, 2019, and close April 10, 2019. These grants are funded through a variety of sources, including the Keystone Recreation, Park, and Conservation Fund; Environmental Stewardship Fund; Pennsylvania Recreational Trails Program; and Land and Water Conservation Fund.
 
The in-person workshops will give potential applicants technical assistance on grants available for recreation, conservation, riparian buffer, trail, and community park projects. Attendees will be able to interact with department staff and learn about grant program selection criteria, eligibility, and the documents required for various types of applications. Attendees will learn how to create a competitive grant application.
 
Dates and locations for the workshops are:
 
• Oct. 23: Montgomery Co. Fire Academy, Conshohocken
 
• Oct. 25: Luzerne Co. Community College, Nanticoke
 
• Nov. 1: Giant Food Store Community Room, Camp Hill, Cumberland Co.
 
• Nov. 7: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre Co., State College
 
• Nov. 13: Trinity Point Church of God, Clarion, Clarion Co.
 
• Nov. 14: Collier Twp. Community Center, Oakdale, Allegheny Co.
 
For more information on registering for the workshops, call Jim Young at (717) 783-2712 or email jwyoung@pa.gov. Online registration is required; go to events.dcnr.pa.gov.