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,


(609) 664-2769
ext. 23

Grant Services Projects

Contact Dave Gerkens about the following grant opportunities:

  • The Department of Homeland Security & FEMA announces funding to Support Fire Prevention and Safety Programs. FEMA provides Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grants to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters by funding fire prevention programs. Projects should be designed to reach high risk target groups and to mitigate the incidence of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards. Eligible applicants include fire departments, local governments, and other community organizations recognized for their experience and expertise in fire prevention and safety programs. Deadline is March 16, 2018.
  • FEMA announces a new funding round for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program.  SAFER provides financial assistance to help fire departments to hire new firefighters and recruit and retain volunteer firefighters. The goal of the program is to ensure that fire departments have adequate personnel to respond and safely perform at incident scenes. Deadline is April 27, 2018.
  • The New Jersey Historic Trust Announces New Funding Opportunity For Management Of Historic Sites. The New Jersey Historic Trust provides Historic Site Management Grants to promote sound planning and stewardship of New Jersey’s historic properties. Funds will be available in this round through the Preserve New Jersey Fund for historic site management grants. All applicant properties must be listed or eligible for listing on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places by August 1, 2018. Non-profits, municipalities and counties are eligible to apply. Deadline is May 3, 2018.

Coming in 2018:

A new funding round for Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI) Grants from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission will be coming in 2018!! The goal of this program is to support growth in the individual municipalities of the DVRPC region through initiatives that implement the Connections 2045 Plan for Great Philadelphia. This includes early stage planning, design, feasibility studies, and capacity building activities that promote smart growth and efficiency of the transportation network. Eligible applicants include municipalities and counties within the nine county DVRPC region. Detailed application guidelines will be available in March 2018 and the deadline to submit applications will be April 20, 2018. All applicants must attend a mandatory pre-application meeting.  CGP&H will provide further updates on our web-site in the future. In the meantime for more information contact Dave Gerkens.


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