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Grants

Questions about the projects?  Contact the Township Building at (610) 584-1410. 

Sound Barrier Installation

  • Grant status - awarded
  • Grant amount & source - $1,000,000; Commonwealth Financing Authority
  • Project summary - install an approximate 1,000 linear feet sound barrier along a portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Schultz Road and Weber Road
  • Project status - under design; construction start estimated Summer 2021

Valley Forge Corridor Improvement Project

  • Grant status - awarded
  • Grant amount & source - $700,000; Multimodal Transportation Fund
  • Project summary - seeks funds for preliminary engineering for improvements to Valley Forge Road between Township Line Road / Stump Hall Road and Woodlyn Avenue, which includes the installation of (1) a center turn lane, (2) left-turn lanes at the Township Line Road / Stump Hall Road, Water Street Road and Woodlyn Avenue, and (3) a traffic signal at Woodlyn Avenue
  • Project status - work underway; project estimated to be completed by Spring/Summer 2021 

Zacharias Trail Extension Project

  • Grant status - awarded
  • Grant amount & source - $326,280; Department of Conservation and Natural Resources C2P2 Program
  • Project summary - seeks funds to construct a 1.2 mile trail extension that connects to Evansburg State Park
  • Project status - grant awarded- design work should be started Summer 2021

Defford Park Improvements

  • Grant status - awarded
  • Grant amount & source - $6,700; PECO Green Region Open Space Grant Program
  • Project summary - seeks funds to add buffering to trail, as well as a picnic area and add to the riparian buffer.  
  • Project status - grant awarded-Project estimated to begin Summer/Fall 2021.

Mt. Kirk Park Improvements

  • Grant status - awarded
  • Grant amount & source - $150,000; Montgomery County 2040 Grant Program
  • Project summary - seeks funds to add park amenities to Mt. Kirk Park.  
  • Project status - grant awarded-  Preliminary Design work estimated to begin Summer/Fall 2021.  

Community Classroom (in Heebner Park)

  • Grant status - application submitted April 2021
  • Grant amount & source - $250,000; PA Department of Community and Economic Development- Greenways Trails Recreation Program
  • Project summary - seeks funds to add an 2,000 sq.ft. modular building to host indoor recreation programs near the Tennis and Basketball Courts (where there is currently a sand mount).  
  • Project status - application submitted, pending grant award determination.

Bridge Improvement Project

  • Grant status - application submitted June 2021
  • Grant amount & source - $58,120; Montgomery County Transportation Program
  • Project summary - seeks funds for bridge improvements for five bridges.    
  • Project status - application submitted, pending grant award determination.

Nike Park- Landscaping Project for the new Compost Site

  • Grant status - not awarded.  
  • Grant amount & source - $10,000; Keeping Pennsylvania Beautiful & The GIANT Company
  • Project summary - adding landscaping to Nike Park at the site of the new Compost Location.    
  • Project status - application submitted, not awarded.