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

Grant Services Projects

Contact Dave Gerkens about the following grant opportunities:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Announces New Funding Round for FY 2023 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. The goal of the AFG Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire related issues. Funding is available under two categories – Operations and Safety, and Vehicle Acquisition to assist fire departments and non-affiliated EMS organizations in meeting their needs for critical training and equipment. A fire department or nonaffiliated EMS organization may act as a host and apply for funding on behalf of itself and any number of other organizations. Deadline to apply is March 8, 2024.

New Jersey Historic Trust (NJHT) Announces 2024 Grant Round for Capital Preservation Grants. Capital Preservation Grants are now available to assist with construction expenses related to the preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of historic buildings. Entities of county and municipal government and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Churches and houses of worship are not eligible. To be eligible for a grant the property must be listed or eligible for listing in the New Jersey and/or National Register of Historic Places or a contributing property situated within a listed Historic District by August 1, 2024.  Property must be owned by the applicant or have written consent and a lease with property owner. Public access is required for all sites receiving funding. For the 2024 grant round special consideration will be given to proposals that: address the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution and promote New Jersey’s role in the Revolutionary War or initiatives that consider and engage with underrepresented histories such as Black history, civil rights history, disability history, Latinx history, LGBTQ+ history or history of any other marginalized group. Deadline to apply is April 18, 2024. NJHT will continue to use the on-line application for this grant round. 

New Jersey Historic Trust (NJHT) Announces 2024 Grant Round for Heritage Tourism Planning Grants. Heritage Tourism Planning Grants are now available to promote and enhance visitor experiences at New Jersey’s many unique historic, culture and natural assets. Entities of county and municipal government and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Churches and houses of worship are not eligible. To be eligible for a grant the property must be listed or eligible for listing in the New Jersey and/or National Register of Historic Places or a contributing property situated within a listed Historic District by August 1, 2024.  Property must be owned by the applicant or have written consent and a lease with property owner. Public access is required for all sites receiving funding. For the 2024 grant round special consideration will be given to proposals that: address the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution and aim to promote New Jersey’s role in the Revolutionary War or initiatives that consider and engage with underrepresented histories such as Black history, civil rights history, disability history, Latinx history, LGBTQ+ history or history of any other marginalized group. Deadline to apply is April 18, 2024. NJHT will continue to use the on-line application for this grant round. 

New Jersey Historic Trust (NJHT) Announces 2024 Grant Round for Historic Site Management Grants. Historic Site Management Grants are now available to gain a better understanding of the preservation needs of a site or structure, enhance long term planning for operations and programs and broaden public awareness and enjoyment of historic sites, including preparation of register nominations of properties and districts.  Entities of county and municipal government and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Churches and houses of worship are not eligible. To be eligible for a grant the property must be listed or eligible for listing in the New Jersey and/or National Register of Historic Places or be a contributing property situated within a listed Historic District by August 1, 2024.  Property must be owned by applicant or have written consent and a lease with property owner. Public access is required for all sites receiving funding. For the 2024 grant round special consideration will be given to proposals that: address the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution and aim to promote New Jersey’s role in the Revolutionary War or initiatives that consider and engage with underrepresented histories such as Black history, civil rights history, disability history, Latinx history, LGBTQ+ history or history of any other marginalized group. Deadline to apply is April 18, 2024. NJHT will continue to use the on-line application for this grant round. 

NJDEP Announces Program for Brownfield Development Area Designation. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Brownfield Development Area (BDA) program is designed to help communities affected by multiple brownfield sites to plan for and implement investigation, remediation, and redevelopment of those brownfield sites in a comprehensive and coordinated manner. A key goal of this program is for the applicant to work collaboratively with committed partners to build capacity within the community to empower them with the decision-making ability in the brownfield investigation, remediation and re-use process. Counties, Municipalities and Redevelopment Agencies are encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2024.

United States Department of Agriculture Announces New FY 2024 Round for Farmers Market Promotion Program Grants. The United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) provides funds for projects that develop, coordinate and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. For this grant round priority consideration will be given to projects that benefit smaller farms and ranches, new and beginning farmers and ranchers, underserved producers, veteran producers and/or underserved communities.

Entities eligible to apply for FMPP funds include:

  1. Local governments
  2. Nonprofit and public benefit corporations
  3. Agricultural businesses and cooperatives
  4. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and associations
  5. Food Councils
  6. Economic development corporations
  7. Producer networks or associations
  8. Regional farmers’ market authorities

Applicants must show evidence of evidence of existing community support and engagement, including collaboration with community groups and organizations. Deadline to apply is May 14, 2024.

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