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:

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) Announces the Availability of Funding Under the Brownfield Impact Fund. NJEDA’s New Jersey Brownfield Impact Funds will facilitate the redevelopment of brownfields by addressing funding gaps in order to make the remediation phase financially viable after which construction financing can be obtained by the developer. Another goal of the program is to minimize the negative environmental impacts of developing current green spaces for commercial and industrial use. Applicants must demonstrate site control and certify that they did not contribute to contamination on the site. All applicants must have a Redevelopment Plan for the contaminated property. There is no submittal deadline. Applications will be available on the NJEDA web site on January 20, 2022. Funds will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. For the first 90 days, applications will only be accepted from designated CCI Communities. These include Camden, Trenton, Perth Amboy, Bayonne, Bridgeton, Jersey City, Millville, Newark, Paterson, Paulsboro, Salem, and Vineland. After 90 days (April 20, 2022), applications will be accepted for projects not located in CCI communities, subject to availability of funding.

The New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General, Announces Availability of Funding for the Automatic License Plate Reader Initiative. The Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR) Initiative will provide grants to cover the cost of purchasing or enhancing ALRPs for law enforcement agencies. Funding is available to communities demonstrating an increase in violent crime and/or auto theft since the pandemic began. All law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in the state of New Jersey are eligible to apply. Given the October 15th deadline, CGP&H recommends contacting us immediately to allow as much preparation time for application submission. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2022.

The New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General, Announces Availability of Funding for the Gunshot Detection Technology Initiative. The Gunshot Detection Technology Initiative will provide grants to law enforcement agencies to acquire, implement, expand, or upgrade gunshot technology for implementation in their communities. Funding is available to communities demonstrating an increase in violent crime and/or gun violence since the pandemic began. All law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in the state of New Jersey are eligible to apply. Given the October 15th deadline, CGP&H recommends contacting us immediately to allow as much preparation time for application submission. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2022.

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Announces New Funding Round for Electric Vehicle Tourism Grants. The EV Tourism Program is offering incentives to promote electric vehicle (“EV”) adoption and tourism through investment in EV chargers at key New Jersey tourism sites, landmarks, and other areas of interest. The primary goal of the grant is to assist local businesses and municipalities in Tourism Areas by supporting the build-out of EV chargers. This build-out will move New Jersey closer to the goals for public and overnight lodging charging locations and will reduce range anxiety for residents and tourists in New Jersey. For optimal results, CGP&H recommends a minimum of 4-6 weeks preparation time for application submission. To find out if your municipality is considered a key Tourism Area contact Dave Gerkens at CGPH. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2022.

NJDOT Announces 2023 Grant Round for Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program. The Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program (TAP) provides funding for non-traditional surface transportation projects designed to strengthen the cultural, aesthetic, and environmental aspects of the intermodal transportation system. Projects must relate to surface transportation which includes both land and water.  Local governments, regional transit agencies and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. New this year: A mandatory pre-application meeting with DOT staff is required. Please contact CGP&H for further details. For optimal results, CGP&H recommends six to eight weeks preparation time for application submission. Deadline to apply is November 3, 2022.

DVRPC Announces New Funding Round for Regional Trails Program Grants. The grant program is sponsored by DVRPC and funds are available for right of way acquisition, planning, design, and/or construction of multi-use trails and/or safe, accessible and welcoming trailheads, gateways and neighborhood connections. Projects that serve communities that have faced historic or current discrimination in the allocation of resources or have been subject to a disproportionate share of environmental burden are the priority focus for this program. Eligibility determination is based on indicators from the US Census. To find out if your project qualifies contact Dave Gerkens at CGP&H. Deadline to apply is November 10, 2022.

EPA Announces FY 2023 Funding Round for Brownfield Multipurpose Grants. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Multi-Purpose Brownfield Grants can be used to address sites contaminated by hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including substances co-mingled with petroleum) and petroleum. The applicant must be the sole owner of the brownfield site. Municipalities and counties are eligible to apply. Deadline to apply is November 22, 2022.

EPA Announces FY 2023 Funding Round for Brownfield Clean Up Grants. The EPA Brownfield Cleanup Grants Program provide funds to carryout cleanup activities on brownfield sites owned by the applicant.  Applicants cannot be liable for contamination on the site and facilities on the National Priorities List are not eligible for this program. Municipalities and counties are eligible to apply. Deadline to apply is November 22, 2022.

EPA Announces FY 2023 Funding Round for Brownfield Community-Wide Assessment Grants. The EPA Community-Wide Assessment Grant Program can be used to address sites contaminated by hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including substances co-mingled with petroleum) and petroleum. These grants are appropriate for communities that are beginning to address their brownfield challenges as well as communities that have ongoing efforts to bring sites into productive use. Municipalities and counties are eligible to apply. Deadline to apply is November 22, 2022.

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