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Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals “Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia” Proposals Due by 5:00 p.m. EST, August 14, 2014

Penn State Public Media (PSPM), in collaboration with Fairmount Water Works Education Center and The Penn State Center: Engaging Philadelphia is excited to announce this mini grant initiative.”

Grants, made available with funding from the William Penn Foundation, will support projects within the Philadelphia region (Schuylkill and Delaware Watersheds) that address water issues using green infrastructure and include an educational component.

Grants of $500 to $2,000, based on the scope of the project, will be awarded on a competitive basis to eligible applicants. Projects could include, but are not limited to, local stream restoration projects, community rain garden or rain barrel installations, and green infrastructure projects in a K-16 environment. For more information about the grants or to apply, please visit:

“Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia” mini grants are a component of Water Blues Green Solutions, a public service media initiative. The centerpiece of Water Blues is a nationally distributed public television documentary produced by PSPM that premiered in 2013. The mini grants initiative will help extend the impact of Water Blues. More information about this national initiative is available at: