PMVB Community Impact Grant

Our grant application deadline has passed. 

Grant dollars will help fund a variety of projects intended to support and enhance the quality of the life in communities throughout Wayne, Pike, Monroe and Carbon Counties of the Pocono Mountains.

Organizations Eligible to Apply:

  • Local government including, but not limited to, cities, boroughs and townships.
  • Municipal and redevelopment authorities and agencies.

Focus of Grant Program:

Grant funds may be used to support projects that:

  1. Improve the quality of life within the community.
  2. Support indoor and outdoor recreation.
  3. Improve existing or develop new facilities.
  4. Have a lasting impact in the community.

Eligible projects may include but are not limited to:

  • Parking additions to trailheads or recreation areas
  • Landscaping
  • Outdoor seating
  • Playgrounds
  • Recycling programs
  • Trash removal systems
  • Beautification projects

Program Details:

  • Proposals are due on April 30, 2022 for projects to be completed by December 31, 2022.
  • At least a 50% match is required.
  • Each project will be considered competitively based on criteria established by the PMVB and reflected in these guidelines.
  • Proposals will be approved based on the availability of funds.
  • Funds will be disbursed on a reimbursement basis when proof of expenditure and completion of project has been provided to the PMVB.
  • Recipients may be asked to submit before and after photos of projects.

Application Procedures:

To be considered, please submit your application via email by April 30, 2022 to mkissner@poconos.org.

Requests will be reviewed and applicants will be notified by May 31, 2022.

  

PMVB Community Impact Grant