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Free Workshops Help Townships Apply for C2P2 Grants

Friday September 13th, 2019
The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society, will host free workshops this fall to explain the department’s Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2).
The C2P2 program’s application period will open January 15, 2020, and close April 22, 2020. 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:
• Nov. 7: Friedman Jewish Community Center, Kingston, Luzerne Co.
• Nov. 13: Montgomery County Public Training Campus, Conshohocken
• Nov. 14: Giant Food Store Community Room, Camp Hill, Cumberland Co.
• Nov. 19: Pine Township Community Center, Wexford, Allegheny Co.
• Nov. 20: Trinity Point Church of God, Clarion, Clarion Co.
• Nov. 26: Ramada Conference Center, State College, Centre Co.
For those unable to attend one of the workshops, a webinar covering the same material will be held February 19, 2020.
For more information on registering for the workshops or webinar, call Jim Young at (717) 783-2712 or email Online registration is required; go to