APPLICATION TIMELINE AND INSTRUCTIONS

Community Information Sessions:

New Kensington: September 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Westmoreland County Community College, New Kensington Campus
Room 132, First Floor, New Kensington, PA 15068

Greensburg: September 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Community Foundation of Westmoreland County
951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg, PA 15601

Monessen: September 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm
City of Monessen Council Chambers
1 Wendell Ramsey Lane, Monessen, PA 15062

Application Submissions Begin: September 19, 2016
Applications Due Date: October 14, 2016
Grantees Announced: November 18, 2016

"Providing unique opportunities for cities, community benefit organizations and residents to create catalytic change through empowerment, engagement and education to fulfill the vision of a CLEAN, SAFE and PRODUCTIVE Westmoreland County"

The Revitalizing Westmoreland initiative is a city-based program designed to encourage new, creative ways to revitalize the seven cities of Westmoreland County: Arnold, Greensburg, Jeannette, Latrobe, Lower Burrell, New Kensington and Monessen.

The program was created to engage, educate, strengthen and improve the quality of life for all residents of the county through funding that promotes the county as a clean, safe and productive place to life. Additionally, it was developed to stimulate partnerships among neighborhood residents, business associations, civic groups, nonprofits and local government to support revitalizations efforts.

Organizations of all types will compete for grants and must match funds awarded by the Foundation. Matching contributions can be volunteer time, cash or in-kind donations of goods and services.

Grants ranging from $500 to $40,000 will be awarded. The match requirement is $1 for every $3 awarded.

When the funding cycle is announced, use the button below to connect to our new online grant portal and the Revitalizing Westmoreland application.

Guidelines and Criteria for 2017 (pdf)

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