Two grant programs are open now and accepting applications for waterway access. Depending on the source of funds and organization to which you are applying, funds can be used for projects that include design & engineering, construction/upgrade, & rehabilitation of non-motorized and motorized public access, and events, outreach, education, and way-finding resources across Pennsylvania. These grant programs include the Statewide Waterways Access Grant (SWAG) which can be applied for HERE and the PFBC Boating Facility Grant Program
Nominations for the 2024 PA River of the Year are now being accepted. Organizations are invited to nominate a waterway until 5 PM on November 30. Selected nominations will be voted on by the public beginning in late November. Click HERE to nominate a river or waterway.
POWR is launching a new initiative to create Climate Resiliency Communication resources for community watershed organizations. YOUR ideas and responses to THIS SURVEY helped us secure the funding to do this work to support your communication needs. Contact Tali MacArthur to participate in a short interview to help inform this project and create tools YOU can use!
Applications are now open for Three Rivers Quest’s 2024 GAPS assistance program. GAPS, or Generating Awareness for Project Success, is a collaboration between the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds (FPW) and Three Rivers QUEST (3RQ) to assist small colleges and universities carrying out real-world stream restoration projects. 3RQ provides funding and
Dallas – Pennsylvania organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2024 Pennsylvania River of the Year.” The nomination period is open through November 10, 2023 until 5pm. Selected nominations will be voted on by the public beginning in late November. “Each year the River of the Year competition highlights
Dallas – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has announced the opening of the 2023 PA Water Trails Mini-Grant cycle. Grants are available on a competitive basis for projects that implement the PA Water Trail Program’s eight guiding principles: Partnership • Stewardship • Volunteerism • Education • Conservation Community Vitality • Diversity •
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