Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Announces Mini-Grant Applications Available, Homestead, PA

 

Homestead, Pennsylvania, August 7, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, in conjunction with the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, announces that applications are now available for the 2014 Mini-Grant Program. To be considered for a 2014 grant, completed applications must be received by 3:00 pm on September 22, 2014.
 
Applicants to the grant program are required to address how their project correlates with the mission of the Rivers of Steel that includes the regionís natural, cultural, recreational and industrial resources as key components for preserving the heritage, sense of place, and economic vibrancy of the regionís citizens and communities.


Projects must be located in one of the counties within the Rivers of Steel Heritage Area: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington or Westmoreland. Grant applicants must also have 501(c) 3 status. Grant applicants must also show the ability to complete the proposed project within the grant period. Higher priority will be afforded to organizations that have their match funding in-hand or officially committed.
 
To download an application form or additional information, go to
www.riversofsteel.com or call Jeff Leber at (412) 464-4020 x35.
 
- END -
 
About Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area:
Created by Congress in 1996, the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area is committed to preserving, interpreting, and managing the historic, cultural, and natural resources related to Big Steel and its related industries. Encompassing over 5,000 square miles in the eight counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland, Rivers of Steel is building on this area's remarkable transition from heavy industry to high technology and diversified services as well as bolstering the new regional economy by promoting tourism and economic development based on this region's historic industrial saga.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Jeff Leber

Email: jleber@riversofsteel.com

Phone: 412 464-4020 x35​ 

Rivers of Steel Heritage

The Bost Building, Homestead, Pennsylvania, 15120-1985

Web: www.riversofsteel.com

 

Pennsylvania, Homestead

The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, in conjunction with the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, announces that applications are now available for the 2014 Mini-Grant Program. To be considered for a 2014 grant, completed applications must be received by 3:00 pm on September 22, 2014. Applicants to the grant program are required to address how their project correlates with the mission of the Rivers of Steel that includes the regionís natural, cultural, recreational and industrial resources as key components for preserving the heritage, sense of place, and economic vibrancy of the regionís citizens and communities. Projects must be located in one of the counties within the Rivers of Steel Heritage Area: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington or Westmoreland. Grant applicants must also have 501(c) 3 status. Grant applicants must also show the ability to complete the proposed project within the grant period. Higher priority will be afforded to organizations that have their match funding in-hand or officially committed. To download an application form or additional information, go to www.riversofsteel.com or call Jeff Leber at (412) 464-4020 x35.  

 

15120