Lackawanna Heritage Valley Extends Deadline for Mini-Grant Applications to November 10

Officials at Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area (LHV) announced today that the deadline for the 2016-17 Educational Mini-Grant Program has been extended to Thursday, November 10. Teachers from kindergarten through twelfth grade are encouraged to apply.
The program will award ten grants of up to $500 each to educators in Northeastern Pennsylvania to produce heritage, art and/or environmental projects. Those eligible to participate in the program include classroom teachers in the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit 19 service area as well as educators at cultural, historic, and environmental organizations and sites.
For complete program guidelines and the grant application, click hereThe deadline for submission is Thursday, November 10, at noon. 
Now in its twelfth year, the Educational Mini-Grant Program affords educators a unique opportunity for funding to produce classroom or community projects. The projects should either promote students’ understanding and appreciation of the Lackawanna Valley’s rich heritage and how it contributed to the nation’s development, or expand the students’ understanding of their role as caretakers of the environment, particularly in the Lackawanna River watershed. The projects must take place between December 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017.
 For more information, call 570.963.6730, extension 8200 or email