GRANT SERVICES

 

Overview Of Services

CGP&H services include grant and loan research, procurement, and administration. CGP&H secures more than $15 million each year for clients. More than $250 million has been realized to date for CGP&H clients.

CGP&H researches available and emerging funding opportunities; completes thorough and detailed applications; and upon request administers the successfully awarded grant projects or programs.

CGP&H provides grant writing and grant administration services for the following types of applications:

  • NJDCA Small Cities applications and reporting
  • Energy improvement funding
  • Public safety grants
  • NJDOT grants
  • Affordable housing funding
  • Brownfields grants
  • Historic preservation grants
  • Public infrastructure funding

Department Contact

 
 
 

Dave Gerkens,
PP, AICP

 

(609) 664-2769
ext. 23

dave@cgph.net

Grant Services Projects

Contact Dave Gerkens about the following grant opportunities:

EPA Brownfields Assessment Grants Announced. EPA Brownfields Assessment Grants provide funds for developing inventories of brownfield sites, prioritizing sites, conducting site assessments and developing cleanup plans and re-use plans.  Assessment grants can be either community-wide or site-specific. All municipalities and counties are eligible to apply. If your municipality has a potentially viable site/project but cannot meet the grant requirements at this time, please call to discuss planning ahead for the next round of funding. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2019. 

EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grants Announced. EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grants provide funds to carryout cleanup activities on brownfield sites. Applicants cannot be liable for contamination on the site. Facilities listed on the National Priorities List are not eligible for this program. All municipalities and counties are eligible to apply. A community notification of intent advertisement must be published by January 17, 2019 and a public meeting held prior to submitting to review the draft proposal. All applicants must have a Phase II Site Assessment completed which outlines the contaminants that need to be cleaned up at the time of submission. If you have a potentially viable project but cannot get the Phase II completed by that deadline, please call to discuss planning ahead for the next round of funding. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2019. 

New 2019 Round for Sustainable Jersey Grants Announced. The Sustainable Jersey Grants program encourages municipalities to improve their living environments, while saving tax dollars, by becoming a sustainable community. Municipalities must be registered or certified with the Sustainable Jersey program and have an active Green Team in order to apply. Grant funding must be used to implement a project related to an action that is eligible for points in the Sustainable Jersey Certification Program. Funds may be passed through to a non-profit or partner organization. If your municipality is currently not participating in the Sustainable Jersey program, but would like to, CGP&H can also assist you in that process. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2019. 

New Funding for New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Juvenile Justice Commission Summer Expansion Programming Grants Announced. These grants fund programs for at risk youth during the summer months when they are not in school.  Municipalities and non-profits are eligible to apply. Applicants must currently be providing services to youth and will be expected to expand the current level of service and/or add an additional component. Deadline to apply is March 4, 2019.

Green Acres Announces New Acquisition Application Round. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection provides funds for the acquisition and the purchase of development rights to support the recreation and open space objectives of municipalities. Funding requests will only be considered from new applicants or from applicants who are making significant progress on their existing projects. Applications that address kids playing outdoors, sustainable communities and resiliency are encouraged. Deadline to apply is March 30, 2019.

Green Acres Announces New Park Development Application Round. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection provides funds for the development of new park facilities or the improvement of existing ones. Funding requests will only be considered from new applicants or from previous applicants who are making significant progress on their current development projects. Applications that address kids playing outdoors, sustainable communities and resiliency are encouraged. Deadline to apply is March 30, 2019.

Green Acres Announces Second Round of Funding for Stewardship Grant Program. Green Acres is once again providing funding for stewardship activities carried out by local governments on lands held for public and conservation purposes. The program will focus on natural resource and conservation projects and not active recreation facilities. An application can be submitted in the stewardship category and in the land acquisition or park development categories. Deadline to apply is March 30, 2019.

New Grant for Preserve New Jersey Grants Announced. The Preserve New Jersey Preservation Fund was established in 2016 to provide a stable source of funds from the corporate business tax for historic preservation projects. Non-profit organizations and government entities are eligible to apply.  Churches and houses of worship are not eligible. Deadline to apply is May 2, 2019.

The addition of CGP&H significantly added to our ability or provide economic development services to our communities.  CGP&H has assisted our municipalities in securing more than $21.1 million dollars for local projects which would have otherwise gone unfunded.

John B. Comegno II, Chairman , Burlington County Bridge Commission