Williams Issues Nearly $300,000 Through Pipeline Grant Program

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Williams has issued $292,834 in funding to thirty-five organizations located in 10 Pennsylvania counties through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program, originally launched in 2015. As part of the program, the company awarded up to $10,000 in funding to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project will be built and operated.

The organizations receiving funding include:

Clinton County

  • $10,000.00 to Citizen’s Hose Co. of South Renovo in Clinton County, for an ATV/UTV
  • $10,000.00 to Renovo Area Senior Center in Clinton County, for the Renovo Area Senior Center Project

Columbia County

  • $3,000.00 to Benton Area School District in Columbia County, for I-Pads for Science and Math Curriculum
  • $5,334.00 to Benton Cemetery Association in Columbia County, for Road Resurfacing Project
  • $10,000.00 to Bloomsburg Fire Department, Inc. in Columbia County, for a Firefighting Skid Unit
  • $10,000.00 to Bloomsburg Volunteer Ambulance Association in Columbia County, for Emergency Medical Technician Classroom Development
  • $3,000.00 to Columbia County Traveling Library Authority in Columbia County, for the Bookmobile Means Business Program
  • $8,100.00 to Hemlock Township in Columbia County, for Computer Upgrades
  • $5,000.00 to the Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce in Columbia County, for Workforce Development Education
  • $10,000.00 to Orangeville Area Police in Columbia County, for Equipment Upgrades

Lancaster County

  • $10,000.00 to Columbia Borough Fire Department in Lancaster County, for Gas Detection Equipment
  • $10,000.00 to Conestoga Township in Lancaster County, for Pool Improvements
  • $8,000.00 to Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County in Lancaster County, for STEM Education Takes Root Outdoors Program
  • $10,000.00 to Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center Foundation in Lancaster County, for Training Facility Projector, Tables and Chairs
  • $7,500.00 to Thaddeus Stevens Foundation/College of Technology in Lancaster County, for Welding Scholarship Program
  • $10,000.00 to Thaddeus Stevens Foundation/College of Technology in Lancaster County, for Welding Education Expansion

Lebanon County

  • $10,000.00 to Lebanon Fire Department in Lebanon County, for a Mobile Ventilation Trailer
  • $10,000.00 to South Lebanon Township Fire Police in Lebanon County, for Equipment Purchase
  • $10,000.00 to North Lebanon Township in Lebanon County, for Lenni Lenape Park – Trees
  • $6,400.00 to North Lebanon Township Emergency Management in Lebanon County, for EOC Upgrade

Luzerne County

  • $10,000.00 to Dr. David W. Kistler Elementary School in Luzerne County, for KISTLER Gets Real with STEM
  • $5,000.00 to Dupont Borough in Luzerne County, for a Garden Park
  • $10,000.00 to Hazleton Fire Department in Luzerne County, for a Fit Testing Machine

Lycoming County

  • $10,000.00 to Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation in Lycoming County, for Makerspace at Pennsylvania College of Technology

Northumberland County

  • $4,000.00 to Shamokin Police Department in Northumberland County, for Traffic Safety
  • $7,500.00 to Milton Fire Department in Northumberland County, for Thermal Imager Replacement

Schuylkill County

  • $10,000.00 to Hegins Township Police Department in Schuylkill County, for the Radio Project
  • $9,000.00 to Northern Swatara Creek Watershed Association in Schuylkill County, for the Upper Little Swatara Creek Habitat Improvement Project Phase 3
  • $10,000.00 to North End Fire Company in Schuylkill County, for Updated Turn-out Gear

Susquehanna County

  • $5,000.00 to Hop Bottom Borough in Susquehanna County, for Vehicle Radios and Portable Radios
  • $10,000.00 to Susquehanna Fire Department, Inc. in Susquehanna County, for New Ambulance Litter

Wyoming County

  • $8,500.00 to Factoryville Fire Company in Wyoming County, for Communications Radio and Pager Acquisition
  • $7,500.00 to Keystone College in Wyoming County, for an Energy Industry Scholarship
  • $10,000.00 to Keystone College in Wyoming County, for Keystone College Trolley Trail Connections
  • $10,000.00 to Meshoppen Borough Police in Wyoming County, for Police Car Equipment Upgrade

The Atlantic Sunrise grant awards are announced twice a year, in spring and fall. This cycle’s grant dollars were dispersed in the following categories: emergency response ($169,500), education ($59,000) and recreation or community enhancement projects ($64,334).

Grant applications can be completed online at www.atlanticsunriseexpansion.com/community/grant-program. Applications for each cycle must be received by March 1 and Sept. 1, respectively.

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