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Available Grants

EMHR Mini-grant Program

Start Date: April 5th, 2024
End Date: May 5th, 2024

The Endless Mountains Heritage Region’s annual Partnership Mini-Grants Program is now open. This grant serves municipalities, municipal agencies, public schools, and 501c3 non-profit organizations. Projects should further the mission and goals of the EMHR, including historic preservation, outdoor recreation development, educational programming regarding regional history and the environment, scenic enhancements, wayfinding/interpretive signage, public access improvements and maintenance along the Susquehanna River North Branch Water Trail to give you examples.

Contact Info:
Cain Chamberlin
Executive Director
Endless Mountains Heritage Region Office: (570) 265-1528  or Cell: (570) 721-3041

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

This program provides assistance to households that have experienced financial hardship and may be at risk for homelessness due to or during the pandemic. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental and utility costs to include arrearages and other related housing expenses. Visit www.compass.state.pa.us for more information. 

Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund (PAHAF)

This program provides financial assistance to Pennsylvania homeowners who are facing financial hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It provides financial assistance to homeowners for qualified mortgage and housing-related expenses to address delinquency and avoid default, foreclosure or displacement. Visit www.phfa.org for more information. 

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

This program is administered by PA Department of Human Services and can provide payment directly to the utility company to help with heating bills or to help maintain or restore service. The program opened November 1, 2022. To apply, call 1-866-857-7095 or visit www.compass.state.pa.us.

The Dollar Energy Fund (DEF)

This is an emergency hardship fund designed to help customers who have suffered a recent financial hardship. It can provide payment directly to the utility company to help maintain or restore service. The fund began accepting applications on October 1, 2022. To apply, visit www.dollarenergy.org/need-help/application-process or call 1-800-683-7036.