LHV offers first round of 2024 Partnership Grants

SCRANTON – Is your organization dedicated to enhancing our region’s quality of life by contributing to a rich mosaic of abundant natural resources and thriving cultural, recreational, and historic treasures?

The Lackawanna Heritage Valley is seeking partners who share a passion to inform, educate or entertain residents and visitors alike through a variety of community-oriented projects. LHV’s Partnership Grant program offers up to $5,000 for eligible initiatives submitted by nonprofit and civic groups, schools, and governmental entities.

“Our selection process involves a thorough evaluation based on the project’s potential to create positive change within the National and State Heritage Area,” said April Rogato, LHV executive assistant. She noted the program requires a dollar-for-dollar match of the requested amount and applications are due by March 1st.

Some past recipients include the Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton Jazz Festival, First Friday Scranton, Waverly Community House, the Tripp House, Lackawanna Historical Society, and Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art.

A tipsheet on how to submit a successful application is available by contacting Ms. Rogato at the LHV office, 213 Railroad Ave., Scranton, arogato@lhva.org or (570) 963-6730 ext. 8200.