ACT 13 Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Category: Elk County News Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018
The Elk County Commissioners have established a grant program that will redistribute a portion of their allocation of the Act 13 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee for local projects.  Act 13 Impact Fees are disbursed by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) directly to local governments to mitigate the impacts of unconventional gas well drilling and may be used for a variety of projects.

Eligible applicants include municipal governing bodies, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations or municipal authorities.  

Grant requests must be a minimum of $1,000 up to a maximum amount of $10,000.  Two rounds of grants are done each year with the maximum amount awarded during any cycle of $50,000.

Application deadlines are MARCH 1st   and   SEPTEMBER 1st of each year.

More information including the application can be found on the "Oil, Gas & Marcellus Shale" page of our website.  You can navigate there by clicking "About Elk County" on the top of our website, and then choosing "Oil, Gas & Marcellus Shale". Hits: 345


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