Foundation / Corporation
Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area (LHV) and National Park Service (NPS)
Grants of up to $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and agencies for projects to preserve, promote, and develop local resources. Applicants should contact staff before completing an application. Funding is intended for projects that preserve or promote cultural, historic, community, or natural resources, or ethnic traditions or folkways. Projects should benefit the Lackawanna Heritage Valley's service area in the Lackawanna Heritage Valley. The Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area (LHV) is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Based in Scranton, the heritage area encompasses the watershed of the Lackawanna River in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Luzerne counties.
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. 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.
Types of Projects
Projects eligible for 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%201-26-21.pdf#page=3.
GrantWatch ID#: 136919
Up to $5,000
Grant contracts begin on the date of the Award Letter or Cooperative Agreement. All projects must be completed by March 31, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to April Rogato, Executive Assistant, at arogato@LHVA.org.
Please note: Email applications are required in addition to submitting a hard copy with an original signature.
Mail or hand-deliver to:
Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area
213 Railroad Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
For more information, please contact April Rogato, Executive Assistant, at arogato@LHVA.org or 570.963.6730, extension 8200.
USA: Pennsylvania: Lackawanna Heritage Valley: Watershed of the Lackawanna River in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Luzerne counties
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