The Dockstader Foundation has awarded 14 grants totaling $147,000 for environmental projects that benefit Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania for 2021. The grants rang from $1,000 to $30,000 for various projects and activities including community gardens, environmental educational programs, and natural playgrounds and trails.
The Dockstader Foundation will also award between $16,000 and $20,000 in college scholarships to local high school seniors.
The Dockstader Foundation Board of Directors congratulates the fourteen grant recipients and scholarship winners and expresses its sincere thanks to these willing partners who are making the effort to improve the environment in southern Chester County.
2021 GRANT AWARDS:
Borough of Oxford, Rain Barrel Initiative in the Borough $7,000
Brandywine Conservancy, Agricultural Best Mgt. Practices $30,000
Brandywine Red Clay Alliance, Restoration Plan Lower Red Clay Creek $16,500
Coatesville Youth Initiative, Environmental Camp Quiet Thunder $1,000
Friends of New Garden Trails, Restoration/Maintenance of Trails $2,500
Kennett Area Park Authority, Equipment for Old Landfill Restoration $21,000
Londonderry Township, Improvements to their Woodlands Park $6,000
Natural Lands, Invasive Plant Species Removal, and Inventory $7,000
Oxford Area Recreation Authority, Natural Playground and Trail $6,500
Oxford SILO, Community Garden $7,500
Penn Township, Environmental Education Center and Trails $7,500
Stroud Water Research Center, Mobile Education Lab for Schools $20,000
TLC of So. Chester County, Environmental Education Program $7,000
White Clay Watershed Association, Green Infrastructure Project $7,500