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The Hunterdon County Planning Board will post links to various grant opportunties on this page. If you are aware of any that are not on the list below, please contact the Hunterdon County Planning Board at 908.788.1490 or email planning@co.hunterdon.nj.us

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs

Hunterdon County Open Space Trust Fund - Municipal

Hunterdon County Open Space Trust Fund – Non Profit

Hunterdon County Historic Preservation Grant

Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Grants

US HUD Office of Economic Resilience - ADVANCEMENTS, FUNDING AND RESOURCES

  • Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants to help local communities redevelop severely distressed public and HUD-assisted housing and transform surrounding neighborhoods. This funding announcement introduces an additional, innovative component, Planning and Action Grants, for creating plans and implementing early improvements, such as reclaiming vacant property and attracting new businesses.  Applications are due February 9.  Read HUD’s funding notice.
  • The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking proposals for the “Multimodal Public Transportation System Connectivity Performance Measures” research project (Solicitation Number DTFT6016R00002), part of the Ladders of Opportunity initiative. The goal of this research project is to develop a suite of performance measures that are useful for communities of varying size and sophistication to evaluate the level of connectivity of their multimodal public transportation systems including walking and biking connections to public transit and identify gaps.  Please see here for more information. Proposals are due Friday, December 18.
  • The Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program has issued a request for proposals due February 3, 2016.  A total of $2.45 million will be provided to nonprofit organizations, local governments, tribes and educational institutions for wetlands restoration, stormwater projects, habitat protection and other initiatives to build community capacity to protect water quality and natural resources.   The grants, in the amount of $20- to $50,000 each, are funded by a coalition of public and private organizations including US EPA, USDA, US Fish and Wildlife, the National Association of Counties and the Bank of America. Applications should be submitted to National Fish and Wildlife Foundation; please see here for more information. 
  • The Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD), a National Endowment for the Arts leadership initiative, has issued a request for proposalsto rural communities interested in hosting a two-and-a half day community development and design workshop. With assistance from a wide range of design, planning, and creative place-making professionals, the workshops are intended to bring together local leaders from non-profits, community organizations, and government agencies to develop actionable solutions to the communities’ development challenges. Proposals are due on January 12, 2016.
  • The Kresge Foundation, as  part of its Initiative “Fresh, Local & Equitable: Food as a Creative Platform for Neighborhood Revitalization”, will award  planning grants up to $75,000 each for food-oriented initiatives that contribute to economic revitalization, cultural expression and health in low-income communities. Proposals are due January 15th