The Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds

Funding Available

As provided by American Rivers:

American Rivers is now accepting proposals for a wide variety of projects aimed at protecting and restoring the forests, wetlands and streams of the Potomac Highlands Region. The Potomac Highlands Implementation Grant Program is a partnership of American Rivers and the Environmental Protection Agency. These grants are designed to provide support for communities in specific portions of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

Funds have become available for a 2nd funding round. Proposals are due Friday, May 25th, 2012. Grants will range from $150,000 – $300,000. A 25% non-federal match is required. State, local and tribal governments, and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. A great diversity of implementation phase project types are eligible.

Complete details are available at Please review these materials thoroughly when developing a proposal. If, after reviewing the information available, you have additional questions, please contact the region-specific American Rivers staff person below.

  • Maryland: Serena McClain, 202-347-7550, ext. 3004
  • Pennsylvania (Bedford, Fulton, Somerset counties): Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, 412-727-6130
  • Pennsylvania (Franklin, Adams counties): Laura Craig, 856-786-9000
  • Virginia: Serena McClain, 202-347-7550, ext. 3004
  • West Virginia: Jamie Mierau, 202-347-7550, ext. 3003

April 16 2012 10:36 am | News

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