PA counties are working to allocate hundreds of millions of dollars in federal CARES Act funds to aid in recovery from COVID-19. Although trails, conservation, parks, and recreation are not explicitly listed in the guidelines for this funding program, County Commissioners have significant discretion over how and to whom they allocate the funds—and conversation organizations are definitely eligible to receive funding.

To help people understand the CARES Act and its potential to aid trails, parks, and conservation organizations, please access the follow document: