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 2020 Capital Preservation Grants Announced with up to $12 Million Available to Help Restore or Preserve Historic Buildings. 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. Capital preservation grants are now available to assist with construction expenses related to the restoration 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. Deadline to apply is April 23, 2020.

New 2020 Grant Round for Heritage Tourism Planning Grants Announced By New Jersey Historic Trust. 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. Heritage Tourism Planning Grants are now available to enhance visitor experiences at New Jersey’s many unique historic and cultural sites.  Entities of county and municipal government and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Churches and houses of worship are not eligible. Deadline to apply is April 23, 2020.

New 2020 Historic Site Management Grants Just Announced With Up to $1 Million Available to Help Repair or Preserve Historic Buildings. 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. Historic Site Management Grants are now available to aid property owners in gaining a better understanding of the preservation needs of a site or structure. Entities of county and municipal government and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Churches and houses of worship are not eligible. Deadline to apply is April 23, 2020.

Grant Funds Available to Recruit or Retain Volunteer Firefighters or to Hire Firefighters. FEMA recently announced a new funding round for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. The goal of the program is to ensure that fire departments have sufficient (volunteer or professional) personnel to respond to emergencies thereby assuring that communities have adequate protection from fire and fire- related activities. Funding is available to hire new firefighters to improve staffing levels, to change the status of part-time firefighters to full-time firefighters and to assist fire departments with the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2020.

New Jersey Department of Transportation Announces New Funding Round for Bikeways Program. Grants are provided to promote bicycling as an alternate mode of transportation in New Jersey. Priority will be given to the construction of new bike paths, however construction of any new bicycle facility also will be considered. Counties and municipalities are eligible to apply. This program is highly competitive with only 3-4 grants awarded in each funding cycle throughout New Jersey. For optimal results, CGP&H recommends a minimum of six weeks preparation time for application submission. Deadline to apply is July 1, 2020.

New Jersey Department of Transportation Announces New Funding Round for Municipal Aid Program. The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Municipal Aid program funds projects that enhance safety, renew aging infrastructure and support new transportation opportunities. The program provides the opportunity to secure funds for municipal public road and bridge improvement projects. For optimal results, CGP&H recommends a minimum of four weeks preparation time for application submission. Deadline to apply is July 1, 2020.

New Jersey Department of Transportation Announces New Funding Round for Safe Streets to Transit Program. The intent of this program is to encourage counties and municipalities to construct safe and accessible pedestrian linkages to transit facilities, in order to promote increased usage of transit by all segments of the population. This program is highly competitive with only 4-5 grants awarded throughout NJ in each funding cycle. For optimal results, CGP&H recommends at least four weeks preparation time for application submission. Deadline to apply is July 1, 2020.

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