Showing posts with label Grants Awarded. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Grants Awarded. Show all posts

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Schuylkill County to Receive $9.3 million to Increase Access to Reliable, High-Speed internet

The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (PBDA) announced Thursday that Schuylkill County will receive almost $9.3 million to increase access to reliable, high-speed internet.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Schuylkill County First Responders Secure Over $1.6 Million in State Grants

This week, fire companies and EMS agencies across Schuylkill County have been awarded state grants totaling more than $1.6 million. 

Friday, December 1, 2023

Schuylkill Conservation District Receives $277,657 Grant for Chesapeake Bay Watershed Restoration

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has allocated $19.3 million in 2024 Countywide Action Plan (CAP) Implementation Grants to various county teams within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. 

Monday, October 16, 2023

DCNR Awards Grants to 4 Schuylkill County Fire Companies to Enhance Wildfire Protection

On Monday, DCNR announced the allocation of funds by awarding grants to 4 Schuylkill County volunteer fire companies.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Monday, February 13, 2023

Schuylkill County Fire and EMS Receive State Grants

Last week, the Office of the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner announced the 2022-2023 funding for fire companies statewide including Schuylkill County's.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Downtown Shenandoah, Inc. Awarded $500,000 State Grant to Help Build Center for Education, Business, & the Arts

Downtown Shenandoah, Inc. has been awarded a $500,000 state grant to support their efforts to build an innovation and event center, known as the Center for Education, Business, & the Arts (CEBA).

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Three Schuylkill County Police Departments Awarded State Grants

On Wednesday, State Senator David G. Argall and State Representative Tim Twardzik jointly announced that three Schuylkill County Police Departments were being awarded State Grants.

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022

Grant Awarded to Expand Explore Schuylkill Craft Beverage Trail

A new state grant of $26,403 was awarded to Explore Schuylkill to assist with their efforts to expand the promotion of their Craft Beverage Trail according to State Legislators

Sunday, September 18, 2022

State Grant Awarded to Norwegian Township to Improve to Two Parks

State grants awards will fund improvements to Marlin Park and Seltzer Park in Norwegian Township, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-125).

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Thursday, September 1, 2022

FEMA Awards Grants to Schuylkill County Fire Companies

On Thursday, Congressman Dan Meuser (PA-09) announced that the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded more than $1 million to 11 fire departments across Pennsylvania's Ninth Congressional District through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. 

The projects funded through these grants will provide for professional training, wellness and fitness programs, personal protective equipment, modifications to facilities, and supplies that support firefighting and non-affiliated EMS operations and safety.

The following departments received funding in Schuylkill County

  • North End Fire Company, Pine Grove, $164,000
  • Sheppton Oneida Volunteer Fire Company, Sheppton, $17,142.85
  • Ravine Fire Company, Pine Grove, $78,500
  • Ryan Township Fire Company, Barnesville, $107,014.28
Also receiving funding within the 9th District were:
  • Strausstown Volunteer Fire Company #1, Bernville, $30,000
  • Atlas Fire Company, Mount Carmel, $39,809.52
  • Muhlenberg Township Fire & Rescue, Inc., Temple, $387,431.81
  • Glen Lyon-Alden Volunteer Hose Company, Newport Township, $65,476.19
  • Sugarloaf Fire Company Inc., Sugarloaf, $30,476.19
  • Navesink Fire Company, Lebanon, $47,619.04
  • Lehigh & Lausanne Rural Volunteer Fire Company, Weatherly, $105.333.33

Monday, March 14, 2022

Congressman Meuser Secures Over $6 Million in Funding for 3 Schuylkill County Projects

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have passed legislation that includes $14.2 million in federal funding for eight community projects in Pennsylvania’s Ninth District. 

Thursday, February 17, 2022

More than $1.3 Million in Grants Awarded to Schuylkill County Fire and EMS

On Thursday, the office of the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner announced that 86 Schuylkill County fire departments and EMS companies will soon be receiving grants from the annual Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.