The deadline to apply for a Lackawanna Heritage Valley Partnership Grant is Wednesday, March 1, at noon. Lackawanna Heritage Valley officials encourage qualifying organizations to apply.
The program is open to non-profit organizations, municipal and governmental agencies, and educational institutions with proposals for projects designed to enhance the quality of life in Northeastern Pennsylvania. In 2016, LHV awarded $18,327 in grant funding to organizations to support projects and programs in the areas of place-based education, interpretive programming, historic preservation, cultural conservation, community trails, and community and economic development. This funding is an investment in Northeastern Pennsylvania that stimulates the region’s economic development, enhances tourism initiatives, strengthens the capacity of community organizations, and increases the quality of life for area residents.
Eligible applicants include:
Through this program, LHV has supported a wide variety of projects in the region, such as:
LHV provides financial assistance to non-profit and civic organizations, heritage partners, educational institutions, and municipalities located or operated within the Lackawanna Heritage Valley, or whose projects will benefit LHV’s service area in Lackawanna County and portions of Susquehanna, Wayne, and Luzerne Counties.
LHV works with community partners on projects that conserve, preserve, and educate the public about Northeastern Pennsylvania’s historic, cultural, economic, and natural resources.
For program guidelines and grant applications, call 570.963.6730, extension 8200 or click here.