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Act 13 Marcellus Legacy Fund

Act 13 Marcellus Legacy Fund


For 2022, the Huntingdon County Planning Commission received and reviewed five applications for Act 13 funding.  Their recommendations were approved by the Huntingdon County Commissioners on April 26, 2022. Funding awards include:

  • $10,000.00 - Renovation of Community Building, Broad Top City Borough;
  • $10,000.00 - Improvements at Riverside Park, Smithfield Township; and
  • $10,000.00 - Little League Field Upgrade, Warriors Mark Township

2023 Funding Round - Applications Due April 11, 2023:

The Huntingdon County Commissioners are pleased to extend this invitation for grant applications under Pennsylvania’s Act 13 Marcellus Legacy Fund.  It is the County Commissioner’s intent to make funds available to all municipalities in Huntingdon County.  These funds are available for projects that comply with the PA Act 13 of 2012, Section 2315(a.1)(5). 

Under Act 13 of 2012, the Huntingdon County Commissioners have received an amount of funds from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that will be made available for application by municipalities for eligible projects allowable under Act 13.  

On February 14, 2023, the Huntingdon County Commissioners approved another round of Act 13 funding.  Under this new round, $30,000 will be made available for eligible projects, with a maximum award of $10,000 given per project.  A 6% administration fee will be withheld from each selected project. 

Below are links for the 2023 Fact Sheet, with instructions, and the 2023 Project Submission Form.  Please review the Fact Sheet prior to submitting your funding application. 

All applications are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 in the office of the County Planning & Development Department, Courthouse Annex I, 205 Penn Street, Suite 3, Huntingdon, PA  16652.  Late submissions will not be accepted.  

Points are awarded for participating in one of two virtual workshops held in March 2023.  The workshops are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 8th.  

Please contact Planning Department staff at (814) 643-5091 with questions concerning the application process.