Welcome to the RETTEW Focus on Funding page! Please explore our featured funding opportunities below and a calendar that serves as an easy reference for upcoming submission deadlines. We look forward to working with you to identify and secure the funding resources you need to successfully complete your projects!

Small Business Advantage Grant Program

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP)

This program provides funding for Pennsylvania small businesses to invest in pollution prevention measures, install energy-efficiency equipment, or implement natural resource protection projects.

• Eligibility: Pennsylvania farmers and small businesses with less than 100 or fewer full-time employees
• Award Amount: $7,000 maximum
• Required Match: 50 percent
Applications Due: Rolling deadline (until funds are exhausted)

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Boating Facility Grant Program

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC)

Funds are available to help local governments and eligible nonprofit groups provide or improve public recreational boat access facilities in their communities that are open and available for general public use. Funds can be used for the planning, acquisition, development, expansion, and rehabilitation of public boating facilities on the waters of the commonwealth.

• Eligibility: Public entities, including townships, boroughs, municipal and county governments, and nonprofit groups
• Award Amount: None stated
• Required Match: 50 percent
Applications Due: December 30, 2020

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Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. Funds can be used to purchase, construct, and/or improve essential community facilities; to purchase equipment; and to pay related project expenses.

• Eligibility: Public bodies, community-based nonprofit corporations, and Federally recognized tribes
• Award Amount: None stated
• Required Match: None stated
• Applications Due: Rolling deadline

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Need funding for your park, trail, or conservation project?
PA DCNR is offering a series of free, online workshops for potential 2021 PA DCNR grant applicants. Click here to learn more.

Eastern PA Counties
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Click here to register

Central PA Counties
Thursday, November 12, 2020
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Click here to register

Western PA Counties
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Click here to register