Clean Ohio Funding Applications Now Available

PUBLIC NOTICE

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION FUNDING APPLICATIONS

NOW AVAILABLE VIA CLEAN OHIO PROGRAM

Marietta, OH (2019) – Applications and guidelines are now available for applicants in Athens, Belmont, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry and Washington counties interested in funding the preservation of open spaces, sensitive ecological areas, and stream corridors via the Clean Ohio program of the Ohio Public Works Commission.

Eligible projects include the purchase of open space and the cost associated with making them accessible to the general public, protection of stream corridors, providing wildlife habitat, and reducing erosion.

Eligible applicants include local governments, park and joint recreational districts, conservancy districts, soil and water conservation districts, and nonprofit organizations with a purpose in conservation and/or preservation.

The Natural Resources Assistance Council (NRAC) reviews all grant submissions and makes recommendations for awarded funds from the Clean Ohio program, dedicated to environmental conservation including acquisition of green space, the protection of rivers and stream corridors, and the enhancement of rivers and stream corridors.

Program information can be found on our website at www.buckeyehills.org.

Application are due to Buckeye Hills Regional Council on April 12, 2019 by 4 p.m.

Questions regarding this program should be directed to Michelle Hyer, Development Specialist, via email at mhyer@buckeyehills.org or via phone at 740-376-1025.

To learn more about Buckeye Hills Regional Council, visit www.buckeyehills.org, call 740-374-9436 or 1-800-331-2644 (toll free), or email info@buckeyehills.org