Other Funding

Unlocking Funding Opportunities for Conservation, Trails, Parks, and Recreation Projects

State and Federal Funding

American Rescue Plan Act Resources

Finding the Green: A Guide to State Funding Opportunities for Conservation, Recreation & Preservation Project - Download

New! Funding Opportunities (August 23, 2023) - Download

NRPA Weekly Funding Review: Geographic Specific, Partnership, Further Learning Opportunities - Download

Environmental Stewardship Fund:

Mini-Grant Programs

Supported by Environmental Stewardship Fund Community Conservation Partnership Program Grants

Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund:

Land and Water Conservation Fund: LWCF funding is intended to protect national parks, areas around rivers and lakes, national forests and national wildlife refuges from development, and to provide matching grants for state and local parks and recreation projects. LWCF Success in Pennsylvania - Download

PA Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program

PA State Association of Boroughs - State and Federal Grant Opportunities Directory

PA Council on the Arts: Arts and Culture Grants

PA Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

PA Department of Community and Economic Development 

  • Variety of technical assistance programs and funding opportunities including: Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program and Watershed Restoration and Protection Program, Multimodal Transportation Fund, Flood Mitigation Program (FMP), H20 PA (Flood Control Projects, Unsafe Dam Project and Storm Water Projects), Sewage Facilities Program (SFP)

PA Department of Environmental Protection: Coastal Resources Management (CRM) Program Grants 

PA Department of Transportation: Transportation Grants

PA Fish and Boat Commission: Fishing, Boating and Aquatic Resource Conservation Grants

PA Land Trust Association: Conservation Easement Assistance Program

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania: Research Grants


PA State Association of Boroughs - Private Grant Opportunities Directory



Park Development & Maintenance


Recreation Programming

Outdoor Education Programming

Watershed Protection

General Funding Resources