LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Pennsylvania Conservation Corps; Grant for Projects
[40 Pa.B. 5648]
[Saturday, October 2, 2010]
Grants for projects related to conservation, recreation, historical preservation, graffiti removal and the repair of institutional vandalism will be available under the Pennsylvania Conservation Corps (PCC) program.
Agencies eligible to apply for PCC projects are:
• The Departments of Labor and Industry (Department), Conservation and Natural Resources, Public Welfare, Corrections, Military and Veterans Affairs, Aging, Education, and Community and Economic Development
• The Game, Fish and Boat, and Historical and Museum Commissions
• The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
• Political subdivisions
• Nonprofit agencies in cities of the first class (for projects involving the removal of graffiti and the repair of institutional vandalism only)
The PCC program is designed to provide work experience and educational opportunities to unemployed young adults as they undertake needed projects on public lands in this Commonwealth. Funds available through the PPC program m ay be used to purchase approved construction materials and contracted services (political subdivisions must provide a 25% cash match). The wages of corpsmembers and crewleaders are paid directly by the Department.
Applications for PCC projects will be accepted from political subdivisions and eligible nonprofits through Friday, January 7, 2011. State agency applications will be accepted through Friday, February 4, 2011.
For more information, or to obtain a grant application packet, contact Pennsylvania Conservation Corps, 651 Boas Street, Room 1405, Harrisburg, PA 17121, (717) 783-6385, firstname.lastname@example.org. Grant application materials are also available for download from the Department web site, www.dli.state.pa.us/pcc.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-1893. Filed for public inspection October 1, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]
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