2014 - 2018 Projects

The links at the bottom of the page will direct you to information on grants awarded and projects completed in each year from 2014 to 2018 for the Conservancy Grant Program, the Farmland Preservation Program, and the Municipal Grant Program. 
 
Projects were awarded based on the following Program funding allocation for each year:

Total Allocation
2014
$7.25 million

2015
$7.25 million
 
2016 
$7.25 million
2017
$7.25 million 
2018
$7.25 million 
Conservancy Grants
$1.233 million $3.336 million $1.891 million $2.927 million $4.134 million 
Farmland Preservation
 $3.963 million
 $3.850 million  $3.450 million $3.653 million $3.062 million 
Municipal Grants
 $1.054 million
 $.065 million  $1.009 million $.670 million  $.054 million 
Other Programs and Projects
 $1 million
   $.9 million    

All of the projects selected for funding help achieve a variety of adopted County goals.  The table below lists the goals that are supported by one or more of the Open Space Programs.

2018 County Goals
Open Space Department Program
Category


Health and Environment
At least 0.3 percent (2 miles) of county impaired streams will qualify for re-evaluation by the PA Department of Environmental Protection for de-listing of at least one pollution impairment.
Conservancy Grants
Farmland Preservation
Municipal Grants
Economy
Chester County will continue to be the economic engine of Southeastern Pennsylvania for economic growth and wealth creation.
Conservancy Grants
Farmland Preservation
Municipal Grants
Transportation
25% of Chester County resident workers will use alternative means of transportation to work.
Conservancy Grants
Municipal Grants
Growth
30% of the acreage of Chester County will be permanently preserved.
Conservancy Grants
Farmland Preservation
Municipal Grants
Monitoring and Compliance
Growth
Chester County will be recognized as the #1 community in the nation to raise a family (as determined by Forbes magazine criteria).
Conservancy Grants
Municipal Grants

Please click on the links below for a list of the grants awarded and projects completed in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Conservancy Grants (Preservation Partnership Program)
Farmland Preservation Program 
Municipal Park Grants