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The 2023 Livable Landscapes Grant Program grant round is open January 26 – March 30, 2023. All potential applicants need to participate in the grant workshop and conduct a pre-application meeting with Sherry Acevedo, Conservation Coordinator.  

2023 Livable Landscapes Grant Program TIMELINE:

  1. Mandatory Grant Workshop:  Thursday, February 16, 2023, 9:00 am – 12 pm AM in the Education Room, Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center, 400 Belfast Road, Nazareth, PA 18064 
  2. Grant Applications Due:  Thursday, March 30, 2023 by 1 PM by electronic submission (PDF) to
  3. County Grant Review:  April/May 2023
  4. County Grant Award Approval:  May/June 2023
  5. Grant Expiration:  December 31, 2025 for awarded grants; final inspection before expiration 

Eligible applicants can apply for a grant that falls within any topic area(s) that best fits your project.  The categories include:

  • Land Preservation (*this category only - open grant round monthly throughout the year) 
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Planning, Education, and Outreach
  • Municipal Park Development and Rehabilitation
  • Regional Trails 

2023 Grant Workshop Presentation can be found here 

Eligible applicants include: Municipalities and Council of Governments in Northampton County, non-profit organizations, and institutions of Higher Education. Eligible projects need to be consistent with the Action Plan and Goals established in the Livable Landscapes – An Open Space Plan for Northampton County and be consistent with other regional and local plans.    


The Livable Landscapes Grant Application - Appendix I

The Livable Landscapes Grant Guidelines 

Livable Landscapes Appendix II - Supplemental Information

Livable Landscapes Appendix III - Sample Resolution

Livable Landscapes Appendix IV - Grant Application Checklist

Livable Landscapes An Open Space Plan for Northampton County

2023 Livable Landscapes Grant Program Priorities 

2023 Livable Landscapes Grant Program

2023 Press Release - Livable Landscapes Grant Program Opens 


  • Refer to, complete, and submit Appendix IV - Grant Application Checklist to be submitted with a grant application
  • Refer to Appendix II - Supplemental Information of all documentation to be submitted with grant application; up to three (3) pages of Project Narrative/Scope of Work
  • Submit electronically (no hard copies), the completed application with all supplemental information and attachments via email to
  • If the files are too large to send via email, please clearly mark file names and upload to: 
    • For more information contact:
      Sherry Acevedo, Conservation Coordinator
      Northampton County Division of Parks & Recreation
      Office Phone:  610-829-4872

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