The intent of the program is to implement the greenway recommendations contained in the Northwest Pennsylvania Greenways Plan as well as advance the recreation, conservation, and heritage initiatives throughout the region. Eligible projects must be within the Northwest Pennsylvania Greenways Region of Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties.
The Greenways Block Grant has funded 100 projects regionally since its inception including but not limited to reforestation projects, trail initiatives, creek restorations and preservations. For more information about the GBG program, please visit northwestpa.org. Guidelines and applications are available on the website or contact Jennifer Feehan at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 814- 677-4800 x 106.
Applications must be signed and received at the Northwest Commission office in Oil City by 4 p.m. on January 20, either by digital or hard copy to be considered. Proposed projects must be completed by October 2024.