Antrim Township invites applicants for park and rec funding

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Antrim Township Board of Supervisors announced that $32,000 will be available for the Park Facilities Grant Program. The township will accept applications for the 2016 grant program through 4:30 p.m. April 1, 2016.

Any non-profit park or recreational organization that is open to the general public in the Greencastle-Antrim community serving citizens of Antrim Township may apply for funding.

In addition to the $32,000 allocation, three Ruritan clubs located in Antrim Township (Shady Grove, State Line and Kauffman) have been allotted $5,000 each for improvements at their facilties.

Applications and program guidelines that must be followed may be obtained at the Antrim Township Municipal Office, 10655 Antrim Church Road, Greencastle, Pa., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

These also may be obtained from the website or by calling 717-597-3818, ext. 122.

The Antrim Township Park Committee will review the applications and make recommendations to the board of supervisors. Funding will be available in May 2016 for those organizations that qualify, with funds to be utilized and receipts verifying approved expenditures returned to Antrim Township for audit by Nov. 4, 2016.