Foundation / Corporation
Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area (LHV) and National Park Service (NPS)
09/15/21 Noon - Receipt
Grants of up to $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, schools, and IHEs for activities to preserve and develop historical, cultural, and natural resources. Applicants are requested to contact staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support programs and projects such as exhibits, events, community programming, guidebook publications, restoration of historical structures, and artifact preservation. Projects must benefit the area of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley, which encompasses the watershed of the Lackawanna River in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Luzerne counties.
Funding through the LHV Partnership Grants Program 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.
Grants are awarded to qualifying organizations proposing projects that preserve or promote cultural, historic, community, or natural resources, or ethnic traditions or folkways. Priority will be given to new projects; continuing projects that have not previously been funded by LHV; projects in keeping with LHV’s mission; and projects demonstrating strong partnerships. Projects should align with, and the application
must demonstrate, how the project furthers the objectives outlined in LHV’s Management Action Plan
Projects should relate to or enhance the five goals of the LHV:
Types of Projects
Eligible projects are designed in keeping with LHV’s mission “to facilitate community action in the
preservation, promotion and development of the region’s history, cultural heritage, and natural resources.”
Projects eligible for LHV Partnership Grant support can take a variety of formats, including:
For a list of allowable expenses, see: https://lhva.org/docs/Grant%20Seeking%20Guidelines%20Partnership%20Grants%208-13-21.pdf#page=3.
GrantWatch ID#: 136919
Up to $5,000
Projects must be completed by September 30, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email the completed application to:
April Rogato, LHV Executive Assistant
In addition, send the hard copy with an original signature by mail or delivery to:
Lackawanna Heritage Valley
National and State Heritage Area
213 Railroad Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
Please note: Support materials that cannot be sent electronically should be forwarded to LHV by postal mail.
For questions, contact April Rogato at 570.963.6730, ext.8200, or at the above email.
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