Krueger applauds $62,000 in state funding to keep schools safe

(17 hours ago)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 25 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, announced today the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded more than $62,000 in Safe Schools Targeted Grants to Wallingford-Swarthmore School District and Notre Dame de Lourdes School. “Keeping our students safe while they are at school is a top priority,” said Krueger. “Parents should not have to worry about the safety of their children when they send them to school. I’m proud to support grant programs like this one that help our schools invest in equipment and programs that will protect the lives of all students.” Wallingford-Swarthmore School District was awarded a $25,000 equipment grant. Notre Dame de Lourdes School will receive a $21,589 equipment grant and $15,856 program grant. The equipment grants can be used to assist schools in security planning. They can be used to purchase metal detectors, protective lighting, surveillance equipment, special emergency communications equipment, electronic locksets, deadbolts and theft control devices and training in the use of security-related technology. The program grants can be used to pay for programs that address school violence. More information about the Safe Schools Targeted Grants Initiative can be found here . Read more

 

E-BLAST: Redistricting Update, Patient Safety Act, SEPTA Key Senior ID and more

(17 hours ago)

I’m in Harrisburg this week for voting session. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Justice assistance, regional policing, and community conservation funding opportunities

(17 hours ago)

Read about the latest state grant programs open for applications. Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Update, No Surprises Act, Chester Water Authority legislation and more

(Jan 19, 2022)

We continue to see an increase in COVID-19 cases across Delaware County. The latest report for Delco is 3,058 new COVID-19 cases from Saturday, January 15th through today. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program; preservation planning; and substance abuse education and reduction grant opportunities

(Jan 19, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency: Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Category 1 (Adult) Funds (Funding Source: SAEDR Fund) Who May Apply : Nonprofit organizations may partner with governmental entities, including school districts, provided the nonprofit organization is the applicant. Use : To support implementation strategies aimed at combating opioid/heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania communities. Funds : Grants up to $150,000 over a two-year project period. Application Deadline : February 24, 2022 More Information : Click on https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency: Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Category 1 (Youth) Funds (Funding Source: SAEDR Fund) Who May Apply : Nonprofit organizations may partner with governmental entities, including school districts, provided the nonprofit organization is the applicant. Use : To serve youth with research-based or evidence-based approaches to prevention, intervention, training, treatment, and education services to reduce substance use or provide resources to assist families in accessing these services. Funds : Grants up to $150,000 over a two-year project period. Application Deadline : February 24, 2022 More Information : Click Read more

 

E-Blast: Legislative Updates, COVID-19 Resources, Homeowner Assistance and more

(Jan 12, 2022)

I’m back in voting session this week and we’re fighting a number of bad bills on the House floor. Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Water Assistance Program, Redistricting Public Hearing and more

(Jan 04, 2022)

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a healthy and safe holiday. I am looking forward to continuing to work for you in 2022. Read more

 

Krueger announces more than $475,000 in funding for park projects

(Dec 30, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 30 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, today announced $475,200 in Community Conservation Partnership Program grants to develop or rehabilitate three different parks in the 161 st Legislative District. “Improving and creating green spaces is an important investment in the future of our community,” Krueger said. “These are safe and clean spaces for everyone to use. I am happy that we were able to secure this funding and can bring these projects to life.” The grants include: Aston Township, $250,000: Further development of Aston Community Center Park, Aston Township, Delaware County. Work to include construction of amphitheater, retaining walls, pedestrian walkway and stormwater management measures; installation of lighting and utilities; ADA access, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements. Brookhaven Borough, $116,300 : Rehabilitation of Samson Park, Brookhaven Borough, Delaware County. Work to include construction of multi-purpose court, pedestrian walkway, parking area and stormwater management measures; installation of fencing, lighting and utilities; ADA access, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements. Nether Providence Township, $108,900 : Rehabilitation and further development of Martha Burton Park, Nether Providence Township, Delaware County. Work to include renovation of pavilion; construction of Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Resources, Mental Health Help, Holiday Hours and more

(Dec 29, 2021)

I can’t believe that it’s the final week of 2021. I hope everyone is having a safe and healthy end of the year! Read more

 

E-BLAST: Preliminary Plans for Redistricting, Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Holiday Hours and more

(Dec 22, 2021)

Change may be coming to the 161st District. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Veteran and substance abuse funding opportunities

(Dec 21, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs: Veterans’ Trust Fund (Funding Source: Veterans’ Trust Fund) Who Can Apply : Non-profit organizations, veteran service organizations and county directors of veteran affairs across the state. Use : Programs and services benefiting Pennsylvania veterans. Funds : Up to a total of $200,000 in grant funding is available to county directors of veterans affairs or the Pennsylvania Association of County Directors of Veterans Affairs. Up to $800,000 in VTF funding is available to veteran service organizations with 501(c)(19) status and non-profit organizations. Application Deadline : January 19, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.dmva.pa.gov/veteransaffairs/Pages/Programs%20and%20Services/Veterans'%20Trust%20Fund/Veterans-Trust-Fund.aspx . FEDERAL PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: US Department of Health & Human Services SAMHSA: Harm Reduction Grant Program (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who Can Apply : States; local, Tribal, and territorial governments; Tribal organizations; non-profit community-based organizations; and primary and behavioral health organizations. Use : To support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Funds : Up to Read more

 

E-BLAST: Staying Healthy for the Holidays, Closing the Digital Divide, DELCO Emergency Rental Assistance and more

(Dec 15, 2021)

I'm in Harrisburg this week for the last scheduled voting session days of 2021 and it's been lovely to see holiday decorations back in the Capitol. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Child abuse and neglect prevention funding and business site development opportunities

(Dec 14, 2021)

Read about the latest state grant programs open for applications. Read more

 

E-BLAST: State Funding for 911 System, Charity Scams, COVID-19 Taskforce Update and more

(Dec 07, 2021)

I am thrilled to announce a $4,561,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program award to improve Delaware County’s aging 911 system. Read more

 

Delaware County elected officials applaud $4.6 million in funding for county’s 911 system

(Dec 07, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 6– State representatives and senators from Delaware County announced today a $4,561,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program award to improve the county’s aging 911 system. Through bipartisan and bicameral efforts, elected officials helped secure funding to benefit more than 560,000 Pennsylvanians and help Delaware County’s first responders. This project will redevelop existing sites and add additional sites to ensure no loss of communication. It includes 24 tower upgrades to provide acceptable county-wide communication coverage, shelter structures, ice bridge, grounding, electric, HVAC, core work additions, and 911 center equipment to communicate effectively in emergency situations with citizens and first responders, as well as with surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania. “This strategic investment in Delaware County’s emergency response infrastructure will ensure that communities like Darby and Yeadon will be better positioned to respond when our neighbors need help and keep the community safe,” said House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Delaware/Phila. “Upgrading Delco’s 911 system was an initiative that received bipartisan support from lawmakers throughout the county. This project serves as a great example of what we can accomplish when we work together – we were able to bring over $4 million home,” said Rep. Jennifer O’Mara, who Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 webinar, broadband survey, holiday events and more

(Nov 30, 2021)

Dear Neighbor, The World Health Organization has identified a new variant of COVID-19 called Omicron. So far, there have been no cases of this variant identified in the U.S. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder treatment provider and veteran employment funding opportunities

(Nov 29, 2021)

Read the about the latest state grant opportunities. Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 boosters, help with medicare and more

(Nov 23, 2021)

Last Friday, the CDC updated their guidelines, and all adults are now eligible to get a COIVD-19 vaccine booster. Read more

 

Krueger announces grants for Aston Valley Baseball League and Nether Providence Township

(Nov 19, 2021)

“Both of these projects have great importance to our community – enhancing recreation options that are so important for our kids and increasing safety by investing in improvements to a busy road,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Substance abuse, arts, and career/technical training funding opportunities

(Nov 17, 2021)

Read about the latest grant opportunities open for applications. Read more

 

Krueger applauds $62,000 in state funding to keep schools safe
17 hours ago

E-BLAST: Redistricting Update, Patient Safety Act, SEPTA Key Senior ID and more
17 hours ago

Now open for applications: Justice assistance, regional policing, and community conservation funding opportunities
17 hours ago

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Update, No Surprises Act, Chester Water Authority legislation and more
Jan 19, 2022

Now open for applications: Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program; preservation planning; and substance abuse education and reduction grant opportunities
Jan 19, 2022

E-Blast: Legislative Updates, COVID-19 Resources, Homeowner Assistance and more
Jan 12, 2022

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Water Assistance Program, Redistricting Public Hearing and more
Jan 04, 2022

Krueger announces more than $475,000 in funding for park projects
Dec 30, 2021

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Resources, Mental Health Help, Holiday Hours and more
Dec 29, 2021

E-BLAST: Preliminary Plans for Redistricting, Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Holiday Hours and more
Dec 22, 2021

Now open for applications: Veteran and substance abuse funding opportunities
Dec 21, 2021

E-BLAST: Staying Healthy for the Holidays, Closing the Digital Divide, DELCO Emergency Rental Assistance and more
Dec 15, 2021

Now open for applications: Child abuse and neglect prevention funding and business site development opportunities
Dec 14, 2021

E-BLAST: State Funding for 911 System, Charity Scams, COVID-19 Taskforce Update and more
Dec 07, 2021

Delaware County elected officials applaud $4.6 million in funding for county’s 911 system
Dec 07, 2021

E-BLAST: COVID-19 webinar, broadband survey, holiday events and more
Nov 30, 2021

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder treatment provider and veteran employment funding opportunities
Nov 29, 2021

E-BLAST: COVID-19 boosters, help with medicare and more
Nov 23, 2021

Krueger announces grants for Aston Valley Baseball League and Nether Providence Township
Nov 19, 2021

Now open for applications: Substance abuse, arts, and career/technical training funding opportunities
Nov 17, 2021