2011 - 2015 Projects

The links at the bottom of the page will direct you to information on grants awarded and projects completed in each year from 2011 to 2015 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
2011
$7.35 million
2012
7.25 million

2013
7.25 million

2014
7.25 million
 
2015 
7.25 million
Conservancy Grants
$1.230 million
$0  $0  $1.233 million  $3.393 million
Farmland Preservation
$5.485 million
$4.77 million
 $4.8 million
 $3.963 million  $3.793 million
Municipal Grants
$0.659 million
$0  $.450 million
 $1.054 million  $.064 million
Other Programs and Projects
  $2.48 million
 $2 million
 $1 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.

2015 County Goals
Open Space Department Program
Category


Health and Environment
An additional 10% of Chester County streams rated "blue" as measured by the Commonwealth's (PA DEP) stream assessment program.
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 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

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