LHV Partnership Grants Program

LHV provides funding assistance to partner organizations through its Partnership Grants Program. In 2016, LHV awarded $18,327  in grant funding to organizations to support projects and programs in the areas of place-based education, interpretive programming, historic preservation, cultural conservation, community trails, and community and economic development. This funding is an investment in Northeastern Pennsylvania that stimulates the region’s economic development, enhances tourism initiatives, strengthens the capacity of community organizations, and increases the quality of life for area residents.

Grant Applications Due September 1, 2017 at Noon


If you have a project in mind or need more information about LHV’s grants program, please contact April Rogato, LHV Executive Assistant, at or 570.963.6730 x8200.


Grant Seeking Guidelines

Information on LHV Partnership Grant Program goals and funding priorities; eligibility; types of projects funded; grant programs descriptions; what funds cover (eligible costs); matching funds requirements; application review process; and frequently asked questions.

Grant Management Guidelines

Information on award information; grant award period; matching funds and in-kind donations; eligible project costs; project accounting; reporting requirements; and acknowledgement of LHV funding support.

How to Submit a Successful Grant Application

Grant Application Forms

Note: Forms are effective through 2017.

LHV Partnership Grant Application: PDF  Word

Projects Funded by LHV

Click on the links below for projects funded by LHV from 2010 through 2016.

2016 Grants  2015 Grants  2014 Grants (1st Round)  2013 Grants  2012 Grants

2011 Grants  2010 Grants

How to Apply to the Partnership Grant Program :

  1. It is strongly recommended that applicants contact April Rogato, LHV Executive Assistant, at or 570.963.6730 x8200 to discuss their project before submitting an application.
  2. Carefully review the Grant Seeking Guidelines and the Grant Management Guidelines.
  3. Determine the grant program for the project.
  4. Determine the eligibility of the proposed project.
  5. Review the requirements for Matching Funds and determine if the project has the necessary Matching Funds either in-hand or pending.
  6. Complete the appropriate grant application.
  7. Submit the grant application form and supporting material to LHV in the submission process outlined in the grant application and guidelines.

The Partnership Grant Program of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley is supported by the National Park Service and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.