March 2022 Newsletter

(Mar 07, 2022)

News and updates for the 70th Legislative District Read more

 

Now Open for Applications: Workforce Development, Substance Use Prevention, and Volunteer Fire Assistance Funding Opportunities

(Feb 22, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Funds (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Accredited state, county, or local Forensic Crime Laboratories or those laboratories that will achieve accreditation within two years of receiving an award. Use : To improve the quality and timeliness of forensic services with an emphasis on the opioid crisis throughout Pennsylvania. Funds : Grants up to $150,000. Application Deadline : April 5, 2022 More Information : Click on https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry: Schools-to-Work Program (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : Any entity that is registered with the department as a pre-apprenticeship program or connected with a registered apprenticeship program. Use : To support the establishment or enhancement of a workforce development partnership between schools, employers, organizations, or associations to create employment and training pathways. Funds : Grants up to $250,000. Application Deadline : March 15, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.dli.pa.gov/Businesses/Workforce-Development/grants/Pages/default.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: Volunteer Fire Assistance Program (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Local firefighting entities in rural Read more

 

House Democrats applaud investments in people put forth in governor’s budget

(Feb 08, 2022)

PA House Democratic leadership released the following statement today praising Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal that invests in Pennsylvania without raising taxes: Read more

 

Now open for applications: Homeowner assistance, nonprofit security, Act 13, and clean energy funding opportunities

(Feb 07, 2022)

Learn about grant programs that are accepting applications. Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID Resources Available

(Feb 04, 2022)

I wanted to share some updates with you regarding COVID-19 resources in Montgomery County, SEPTA’s extension of expiration dates, school safety grants, an educational opportunity for college students, and more. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Violence prevention, economic development, and learning center funding opportunities

(Jan 31, 2022)

Read about the latest state grant programs open for applications. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Justice assistance, regional policing, and community conservation funding opportunities

(Jan 25, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Local Initiatives Funding (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Local units of government and non-profit organizations. Use : To implement projects and programs that directly address the PCCD Objectives and Goals outlined in PCCD’s 2021-2025 Strategic Framework. Funds : Grants up to $250,000 over a two-year project period. Application Deadline : March 31, 2022 More Information : Click on https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency: Regional Policing Assistance Program (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Any municipality – a city, borough, township, home-rule municipality, or county. Applicants may also be a public or quasi-public body, or its representative, duly authorized to act on behalf of one or more municipality. Use : To assist in the formation of new regional police departments or for the expansion of established regional police departments by adding an additional municipality(s). Funds : Grants up to $150,000 for the formation of a new regional police department or up to $50,000 for the expansion of an existing regional police department. Application Deadline : April 5, 2022 Read more

 

E-BLAST: Financial relief for homeowners, local vaccine resources and more

(Jan 21, 2022)

I wanted to share some updates with you on a new homeowner assistance program launching next month, COVID-19 vaccines, 2021 Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications, and a scholarship opportunity open to Pennsylvania’s high school seniors. As always, if you have questions, please reach out to my office for assistance. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Water Assistance Program Availability and More

(Jan 07, 2022)

Happy New Year! I hope this email finds you well in 2022. As we kick off the month with a drop in temperatures, I wanted to share details about state programs that can help with home heating and water bills. I also want to make sure you are aware of upcoming important deadlines for Hurricane Ida assistance and health insurance enrollment. As always, if you have questions about any of these issues, please reach out to my office for assistance. Read more