Central PA Counties – Fall 2021 Virtual Grant Workshops for Recreation and Conservation Projects


This virtual workshop is designed to help applicants develop project ideas in preparation of submitting a grant application to the Community Conservation Grant Program, which opens January 18, and closes April 6, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.  DCNR, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation staff will be online to deliver a presentation on grant program selection criteria, review current program priorities, and discuss eligible project categories.  Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend at least one of the three statewide virtual grant workshops held this fall.  The workshops are especially suited for municipal officials, consultants, board members, trail managers, land trust staff, and park and recreation professionals.

Each workshop runs from 9:00 AM to noon. There will be ample time for project-specific Q&A with DCNR’s professional grant managers. Projects discussed will include:

  • Planning, constructing, and renovating outdoor recreation facilities such as parks, pools, and playgrounds
  • Land acquisition
  • Non-motorized and motorized trail planning and construction
  • River access and riparian forest buffers
  • Statewide and regional partnerships

 Wednesday, November 10 at 9:00am to 12:00pm