Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts

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2011-2012 NPS Mini-Grant Program

 2011-12 Educational Mini-grant Program for Conservation Districts

Pennsylvania’s County Conservation Districts received more than $55, look site 000 for 32 projects in 27 counties that promote water pollution prevention strategies through the Non-point Source (NPS) Pollution Prevention Educational Mini-grant Program. Click here to view the 2011-12 NPS Pollution Prevention Educational Mini-grants Awarded. Grants up to $2,000 were awarded to conservation districts for adult educational projects that offer new and innovative strategies for reducing and preventing  NPS Pollution. Projects stimulate a local awareness of water quality issues, promote the theme “We All Live Downstream,” and encourage citizen participation in activities to improve water quality in local watersheds. The application deadline for the spring round was March 28, 2011.   Contact PACD at or (717) 238-7223. Financial and other support for the NPS Mini-grant Program is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.