Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia

Penn State Public Media (PSPM), in collaboration with Fairmount Water Works   and The Penn State Center: Engaging Philadelphia is excited to announce a mini grant initiative, “Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia.”
 
Request for Proposals
“Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia”


Proposals Due by 5:00 p.m. EST, August 14, 2014



Grants made available with funding from the William Penn Foundation, will support projects within the Philadelphia region (Schuylkill and Delaware Watersheds) that combat water quality problems  using green infrastructure and which include an educational component.
 
Grants ranging from $500.00 to $2,000.00 will be awarded on a competitive basis to eligible applicants. Projects may  include, but are not limited to, local stream restoration projects, community rain garden or rain barrel installation projects, and green infrastructure projects that are implemented in a K-12 (and post high-school) environment . For more information about the grants or to apply, please visit: http://waterblues.org/rfp


“Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia” mini grants are a component of Water Blues, Green Solutions, a public service media initiative. The centerpiece of Water Blues is a nationally distributed public television documentary produced by PSPM  that premiered in 2013. The mini grants initiative will help extend the impact of Water Blues. More information about this national initiative is available at: http://www.waterblues.org/.
 
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For more information, please contact:
Lindsey Faussette
Manager, Project Implementation
Penn State Public Media
lindseyf@psu.edu
814.863.5489