2012 - 2016 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
2012
$7.25 million
2013
7.25 million

2014
7.25 million

2015
7.25 million
 
2016 
7.25 million
Conservancy Grants
$.497 million
$.416 million   $1.233 million  $3.336 million  $1.891 million
Farmland Preservation
$4.77 million
$4.101 million
 $3.963 million
 $3.850 million  $3.450 million
Municipal Grants
$.483 million
$.733 million  $1.054 million
 $.065 million  $1.009 million
Other Programs and Projects
$1.5 million $2 million
 $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.

2017 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 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

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