Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District

(Jul 19, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Commission on Crime and Delinquency: STOP Violence Against Women Statewide Training & Technical Assistance: Law Enforcement Who May Apply: Eligibility for these funds is open to any potential applicant who can produce the training and technical assistance opportunities to meet the goals and objectives of the program. Use: Funds for the proposed project shall be used to implement training and technical assistance to law enforcement officers to align with STOP Implementation Plan goals and objectives, including to enhance the capacity of local communities to develop and strengthen effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies to combat violent crimes against women and to develop and strengthen victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women. Funds: Projects should not exceed a total of $105,000 over a three-year period. Application Deadline: August 23, 2024 More information: PCCD Website Commission on Crime and Delinquency: STOP Violence Against Women Statewide Training & Technical Assistance: Prosecution Who May Apply: Eligibility for these funds is open to any potential applicant who can produce the training and technical assistance opportunities to meet the goals and objectives of the program. Use: Funds for the proposed project shall be used to provide training and technical assistance to Pennsylvania Prosecutors to improve the Read more

 

Salisbury: More than $5 million in new funding and tax credits awarded to support affordable housing in Homewood, Wilkinsburg

(Jul 16, 2024)

“Stability, security, easier access to jobs and community programs – all depend on the availability of affordable housing,” said Salisbury, D-Allegheny. “I’m excited about the new funding and reservation of tax credits to leverage investments in these projects because they are going to connect more residents with safe new living spaces and the benefits that go along with that.” Read more

 

Salisbury votes ‘yes’ on 2024-25 state budget, says plan will bring powerful change to public education funding, boost affordable housing

(Jul 12, 2024)

“The new budget invests $1.3 billion for public education and more than $500 million to address the deficit caused by chronic underfunding of districts, including many schools in our own district,” Salisbury said. “With those investments, we can finally begin to change the dynamic for millions of students who have faced a disadvantage from the moment they set foot in the classroom. The new plan will allow us to start leveling the playing field for those students while also offsetting rising property taxes – all without taking funding away from any other school district. Read more

 

Salisbury: $60,000 awarded to plan improved trails and bike paths in Swissvale and Wilkinsburg

(Jun 27, 2024)

“Having access to a network of safe trails and bike paths that connect to local destinations is a great motivator for folks to get outside and reap the health benefits of walking and biking,” Salisbury said. “These grants will support planning for these improvements and allow both boroughs to gather the information and community input they need to move forward.“It’s going to be exciting seeing these improved pedestrian- and bike-friendly routes take shape.” Read more

 

Salisbury: More than $1.3 million awarded for affordable housing

(Jun 19, 2024)

“A place to call home means a place to be safe,” Salisbury said. “It means a place to provide security and shelter for loved ones, to have access to a network of neighbors and a community where services are available. It means the ability to go out and find meaningful work and a stable environment to return to. Everyone deserves these basic resources that flow from having a place to live. This funding is a huge step in that direction.” Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(Jun 14, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Labor and Industry: PAsmart Pathway Innovations to Registered Apprenticeships Grant Program Who May Apply: Organizations that serve as sponsors or intermediaries of new Registered Apprenticeships including businesses, community-based organizations, economic development organizations, industry associations, labor organizations, local education agencies, local workforce development boards, nonprofit organizations, post-secondary institutions, public libraries, and STEM ecosystems. Use: To support the creation and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs that offer earn-as-you-learn opportunities. Funds: $5,000,000 in funding is available. Application Deadline: July 12, 2024 More information: L&I Website Historical and Museum Commission: Historical and Archival Records Care Grant Who May Apply: Nonprofits and local government entities that have been in existence for two years prior to grant request submission. Use: To assist with preservation of historically valuable original documents. Funds: Single organizations can apply for up to $5,000. Projects with multiple organizations involved can apply for up to $5,000 for each organization (2 organizations can apply for $10,000, 3 organizations can apply for $15,000, etc.). Application Deadline: July 8, 2024 More information: PHMC Website Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Act Read more

 

Salisbury alerts residents about availability of lifesaving fentanyl test strips

(Jun 04, 2024)

“Not too long ago, I had a heartbreaking visit from a district resident who told me her son had died after taking drugs laced with fentanyl,” Salisbury said. “She asked me to find a way to keep other people from dying the same way. “There are no simple solutions to addiction and the deadly risks adulterated drugs pose, but there is something we can do – we can make folks aware of the lifesaving power of fentanyl test strips and their availability here in the district. I want people to know that they can come to my office or to a public library in the district and get a free kit containing five fentanyl strips – no questions asked. The kits also contain resources on recovery for when people are ready for that step.“While we don’t want folks using illegal drugs, the consequences for doing so should not be death – especially when a tiny piece of paper can prevent it.” Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 29, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs: PA Statewide Drug and Alcohol Toll-Free Call Center Who May Apply: Applicant must be able to manage a statewide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year Drug and Alcohol (D&A) Toll-Free Call Center. Use: DDAP will enter into a grant agreement with one entity to manage and oversee all aspects of the D&A Call Center to provide confidential referral services to consumers and their families seeking drug and alcohol treatment and who are experiencing difficulty as a result of substance use disorder (SUD). Funds: Up to $6,788,000 for five years for one grantee through DDAP’s Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services Block Grant federal funding. Application Deadline: June 18, 2024 More information: DDAP Website PROGRAMS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Department of Agriculture: Farm Vitality Planning Grant Who May Apply: Farmers, prospective farmers, and others may apply. Use: Strategic business planning to expand or diversify farms or support transition of ownership. Funds: $500,000 in funding is available. Grants shall not exceed $7,500. Application Deadline: Applications will be received until funds are exhausted. More information: Pennsylvania Bulletin Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Recruitment Incentives for Law Enforcement Who May Apply: Read more

 

Salisbury: Nearly $100,000 awarded to area food programs

(May 24, 2024)

“Our food bank programs and the volunteers who staff them have a critical connection to our community,” Salisbury said. “The new funding to Rankin Christian Center and Swissvale Cares will help these terrific nonprofits as they work to safely store and distribute fresh, nutritious food to as many families as possible.” Read more

 

Salisbury: $25,000 awarded to expand powerful blight-fighting tool

(May 24, 2024)

“Blight isn’t just unsightly – it can pose health hazards to residents,” Salisbury said. “But we don’t have to stand by and let it happen. We can make inroads by attacking blight with a variety of tools and strategies, including my legislation that would allow local governments to refer severely blighted parcels for acquisition by land banks.“The new funding will give us another powerful tool in our toolbox by expanding the council’s use of code enforcement software that allows officials to identify owners and managers of blighted parcels, track prior violations and share that data across boundaries.”  Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District

(May 23, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: 2024 County Jail-Based Vivitrol Program Who May Apply: Funding is available to all counties with a county jail seeking to establish or expand a jail-based substance use treatment program. Use: Implementation or expansion of a county jail-based Vivitrol program. Funds: A total of $7.175 million in Act 80 funds is available. Application Deadline: July 17, 2024 More information: PCCD Website Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Attorney & Judge Training – Children with Disabilities Who May Apply: Local governments, local and national nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education which demonstrate, in their application, an ability to collaborate with state and local partners to develop and deliver statewide training for attorneys and a commitment to the improvement of child abuse investigations in the Commonwealth. Use: Costs associated with the development and delivery of a trauma-focused, child-focused, training curriculum for attorneys and judges who participate in hearings involving child abuse victims in Pennsylvania who have verbal, cognitive, and/or physical disabilities. Funds: A total of $128,990 in federal Children’s Justice Act funds is available to support this initiative. PCCD expects to fund one grant with a budget not to exceed $128,990. Application Read more

 

Salisbury: Nearly $300K awarded for Wilkinsburg renovation project

(May 22, 2024)

“Gwen’s Girls is an amazing group that provides a whole range of resources to empower girls and young women, from behavioral and mental health services to academic and career-based learning,” Salisbury said. “When the group outgrew its existing space, they purchased the Rochez Building and will be able to relocate there once it has been renovated. The move is going to allow them to serve more young women, expand programs and resources and even add a STEM lab." Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Environmental, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 14, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: Wild Resource Conservation Program Who May Apply: Counties, municipalities, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, conservation districts, and municipal authorities. Individuals, state government agencies, and for-profit businesses may be eligible depending on the project. Use: Grant applications will be accepted for species surveys, conservation, and management. Funds: Funding comes through the Wil Resource Conservation Fund and a portion of the Environmental Stewardship Fund. Grant size varies, but the average grant award is $30,000. Application Deadline: July 1, 2024 More information: DCNR website Department of Community and Economic Development: Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) The NAP is broken down into five components: The Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credit, the Special Program Priorities, the Neighborhood Partnership Program, the Charitable Food Program, and the Enterprise Zone Program Tax Credit. Please visit the link below for specific information on each component. Who May Apply: Depending on the program, eligible applicants include neighborhood organizations that hold a ruling from the IRS as nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations, and organizations operating as food banks, food pantries, or emergency food providers. Use: Use varies by program, but priorities for this funding Read more

 

Salisbury: More than $2.7 million awarded to restore Chalfant Run watershed

(May 13, 2024)

“Acid mine drainage is a special threat to our region because of the number of abandoned mines that leach heavy metals into the waterways, killing fish, destroying delicate ecosystems and threatening the quality of our drinking water,” Salisbury said. “It’s also a problem that hits close to home, with the impact to Chalfant Run.“Fortunately, there are ways to remediate some of the problems. This new funding will allow Allegheny Land Trust to move forward on a project to construct and manage a passive treatment system that will reduce acidity in the water, remove harmful metals and begin to restore this vital watershed that is so important to our health and the environment.” Read more

 

Salisbury: $120K secured for Eastern Regional Mon Valley Police Department

(May 10, 2024)

“Police and local officials in Rankin, North Braddock and East Pittsburgh deserve a lot of credit for exercising the vision and planning needed to combine forces into a new regional police department,” Salisbury said. “But like other police and first responder agencies around the state, the new department faces the challenge of securing the needed staff power, training, tech equipment and other resources on a limited budget. The new funding will help ensure these frontline heroes have the resources they need to keep our communities safe.” Read more

 

Salisbury: More than $2.3 million secured for continued development of Carrie Blast Furnaces site in Rankin

(May 08, 2024)

“The Carrie Blast Furnaces historic site is a unique, interactive attraction that draws folks to the area to explore, learn and invest back into local businesses,” Salisbury said. “The new funding to make the area around the furnaces shovel ready for new development will build on this amazing landmark by attracting investors and commercial tenants, creating jobs and spurring economic activity. I’m grateful to DCED and the state and local partners who helped make the funding happen.” Read more

 

Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 03, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Indigent Defense Grant Program Who May Apply: Counties Use: Salaries and benefits for staff, recruiting efforts to find/retain staff, training and development courses for staff, efforts to improve data collection, and any cost associated with gaps or needs in providing indigent defense, among other things. Funds: A total of $6,750,000 is expected to fund up to 67 grants (one in each county). Application Deadline: , May 23, 202d4 More information: PCCD Website Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (via Department of Homeland Security): Nonprofit Security Grant Program Who May Apply: Non-profit organizations may apply as a sub applicant through PEMA. PEMA is the direct applicant to the Department of Homeland Security. Use: Funds are to be used to enhance the protection of soft targets/crowded places. Funds: $274,500,000 in federal funds are available for this national funding opportunity. $3,277,500 in funding is targeted toward Pennsylvania. Application Deadline: May 29, 2024, at 5 p.m. More information: PEMA Website Historical and Museum Commission: Historical & Archival Records Care Grant Who May Apply: Local government entities and nonprofit organizations Use: Projects must relate to some aspect of Pennsylvania’s history and funds may be used for preservation of Read more

 

Salisbury: Nearly $1.4 million awarded to boost safety for area schools

(Apr 26, 2024)

“The path to learning isn’t always simple, but it should always be safe,” Salisbury said. “This new funding will help ensure that our schools have the security resources they need to keep students and staff safe and the supports necessary to help students who may be facing mental health issues.” Read more

 

Salisbury’s staff recovers more than $623,000 in unclaimed property for residents

(Apr 18, 2024)

“I’m thrilled that we were able to help residents recover this property,” said Salisbury, D-Allegheny. “It’s always a great feeling when we can connect someone with services or help them find solutions to state-related problems, but it’s even more exciting to be a part of their joy when we help them recover lost property." Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District

(Apr 10, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Agriculture: Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program Who May Apply: Agricultural producers or processors and nonprofits, for-profits, local government entities, and institutions such as schools, universities or hospitals that operate middle of the food chain activities or invest in equipment that will benefit middle of the supply chain activities. Use: Activities that expand capacity and infrastructure for the aggregation, processing, manufacturing, storing, transporting, wholesaling or distribution of targeted local and regional agricultural products Funds: Grants will be awarded to the extent that funds are available. Grant requests shall be between $10,000 and $100,000. Application Deadline: May 15, 2024 More information: PDA Website Department of Health: WalkWorks Grant Program Who May Apply: Municipalities located in either a PA Department of Health State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) priority county or in communities with an overall percentile rating above 60 in the PA Department of Environmental Protection’s PennEnviroScreen Tool. The 10 current SPAN counties include Clearfield, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Northumberland, and Philadelphia. Use: Funds and structured pre-planning assistance will be available to a limited number of municipal and/or multi-municipal applicants to complete the steps necessary to prepare to apply in the future for funds Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District
Jul 19, 2024

Salisbury: More than $5 million in new funding and tax credits awarded to support affordable housing in Homewood, Wilkinsburg
Jul 16, 2024

Salisbury votes ‘yes’ on 2024-25 state budget, says plan will bring powerful change to public education funding, boost affordable housing
Jul 12, 2024

Salisbury: $60,000 awarded to plan improved trails and bike paths in Swissvale and Wilkinsburg
Jun 27, 2024

Salisbury: More than $1.3 million awarded for affordable housing
Jun 19, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
Jun 14, 2024

Salisbury alerts residents about availability of lifesaving fentanyl test strips
Jun 04, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 29, 2024

Salisbury: Nearly $100,000 awarded to area food programs
May 24, 2024

Salisbury: $25,000 awarded to expand powerful blight-fighting tool
May 24, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District
May 23, 2024

Salisbury: Nearly $300K awarded for Wilkinsburg renovation project
May 22, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Environmental, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 14, 2024

Salisbury: More than $2.7 million awarded to restore Chalfant Run watershed
May 13, 2024

Salisbury: $120K secured for Eastern Regional Mon Valley Police Department
May 10, 2024

Salisbury: More than $2.3 million secured for continued development of Carrie Blast Furnaces site in Rankin
May 08, 2024

Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 03, 2024

Salisbury: Nearly $1.4 million awarded to boost safety for area schools
Apr 26, 2024

Salisbury’s staff recovers more than $623,000 in unclaimed property for residents
Apr 18, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District
Apr 10, 2024