2021 Livable Landscapes Grant Applications opens on February 22nd

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Northampton County Executive Lamont McClure and the Division of Parks & Recreation will accept applications for the 2021 Livable Landscapes Grant Program beginning February 22nd until 1:00 PM, April 1, 2021.


The Livable Landscapes Grant Program provides grant opportunities for land conservation, ecological restoration, education, and municipal park rehabilitation and development in Northampton County.


The Division of Parks and Recreation will host a virtual grant workshop on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 9:00 – 11:30 am on Zoom. All interested applicants should participate in the grant workshop to learn about the grant guidelines and briefly discuss their project intent.


The grant workshop can be accessed online via the following Zoom link:
Password: 062458
Or Telephone:
1 301 715 8592 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 954 9625 9812


The purpose of the Livable Landscapes program is to protect the County’s important natural features by assisting municipalities and organizations to acquire, restore, and enhance permanently protected lands, to conserve natural resources and provide outdoor recreation for future generations. Since 2006, Northampton County awarded more than $15 million in Livable Landscapes grant program funding for local and regional park improvements, recreation, land conservation, and trail projects.


“This funding is essential to enhance the quality of life, outdoor recreation, open space, and health in our communities across the County,” remarks Sherry Acevedo, Conservation Coordinator in the Division of Parks and Recreation. “The value of our parks and open space are vital to our families as we enjoy close to home recreation and connect with nature.”


Livable Landscapes Grant submissions must be filed electronically by 1:00 PM, April 1st in PDF format. Applications and the required supporting documentation are to be emailed to Sherry Acevedo at sacevedo@northamptoncounty.org For larger file sizes, please contact Sherry for more information.


Grant related forms are available on the Northampton County website, Parks & Recreation page: https://www.northamptoncounty.org/PUBWRKS/PARKREC/Pages/default.aspx


Any updates will be posted on Facebook NorCoParks and Trails.


For additional information contact:
Sherry L. Acevedo, Conservation Coordinator
Northampton County Parks & Recreation
Office: 610-829-4872


Information provided to TVL by:
Becky Bartlett
Deputy Director of Administration
Northampton County Government Center
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042