Division of Housing and Community Resources
Neighborhood Enhancement Program 2015
Grant Period Start: 10/1/2015
Deadline for Submission: 6/26/2015
Contact Information: Richard Montemore (609) 633-6302 email@example.com
Grant Period Stop: 9/30/2017
Deadline for Initiation: 6/26/2015
Population to be Targeted: Households earning less then 80% of the median income as defined by HUD
Dollar Range for Award Minimum: $70,000.00
Estimate of Total Amount of Funds to be Awarded: $10,000,000.00 Dollar Range for Award Maximum: $1,750,000.00
Allowable Costs: Funds can be used for project related capital costs including construction costs, professional fees, financing fees, acquisition as well as development contingencies.
Eligible Applicant: Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and Local, County or State Certified Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs).
Purpose of Grant: The purpose of this program is to provide funding to stabilize “threatened but viable” neighborhoods. This is a focused effort to invest in neighborhoods through the creation of affordable housing. The Program is intended to be a component of local plans to rebuild communities. It funds the new construction, rehabilitation or re-use of abandoned, foreclosed and vacant housing, structures or lots and addresses the shortage of affordable housing caused by Superstorm Sandy, while at the same time returning blighted buildings to viability.
Awards will be limited to projects in the nine counties that were severely impacted by Sandy; Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union.
Timeframe for Completion of Activities: Up to two (2) years from Grant Award date
Technical Assistance Meeting: Mandatory Technical Workshop:
Date: February 23, 2015 at 10:00am DCA Building (101 S. Broad Street, Trenton) Preregistration is required.
RSVP by February 20 to Jill Woolford: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Information: Additional Information Application Instructions RFP Details
Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities 2016
Grant Period Start: 7/1/2015
Deadline for Submission: 6/1/2015
Contact Information: Patricia Swartz (609) 984-6654 email@example.com
Grant Period Stop: 6/30/2016
Deadline for Initiation: 6/1/2015
Population to be Targeted: Persons with visual disability, auditory disabilities, communication disability, physical disability, chronic illness, emotional disturbance, social maladjustment, multiple disability, developmental disability, learning disabilities, autism disorder and/or anyone meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act definition of disabilities.
Dollar Range for Award Minimum: $5,000.00
Estimate of Total Amount of Funds to be Awarded: $585,000.00 Dollar Range for Award Maximum: $35,000.00
Allowable Costs: Direct program cost associated with delivering recreation program opportunities to persons with disabilities.
Eligible Applicant: The law requires that contracts funded under this program must be made through a New Jersey governmental entity (municipality or county).
Purpose of Grant: The purpose of the ROID grant is to assist local governmental entities in meeting their mandates, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, to include people with disabilities into their municipal and county recreation and leisure services. Each individual has the right to participate with their fellow citizens in their local recreation programs. Local governmental entity needs to provide the necessary accommodations to ensure their full inclusion. The law specifically states:
1. To assist local governments in the commencement or expansion of recreation and leisure services for persons with disabilities.
2. To promote the least restrictive environment in providing recreation and leisure services for persons with disabilities;
3. To reinforce the status of persons with disabilities as members of a total society;
Timeframe for Completion of Activities: State fiscal year 2016 (7/1/15 through 6/30/16)
Technical Assistance Meeting:
Other Information: Mandatory ROID technical assistance workshops are scheduled for Tuesday April 21 from 10:00am – 12:00pm and also from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. The location for the workshops will be at the NJ Department of Community Affairs, 101 South Broad Street, Trenton. There will also be two webinar technical assistance workshops, which will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:00am and 2:00pm. A representative from your local government must attend one of the workshops to be considered for funding. Consultant attendance does not satisfy governmental representative attendance.
Division on Fire Safety
Volunteer Emergency Service Organization Loan 2015
Grant Period Start:
Deadline for Submission: 6/30/2015
Contact Information: Lucille Ventres (609) 633-6062 Lucille.Ventres@dca.nj.gov
Grant Period Stop:
Deadline for Initiation: 6/30/2015
Population to be Targeted: Voluntary Emergency Services Organizations
Dollar Range for Award Minimum: $1,000.00
Estimate of Total Amount of Funds to be Awarded: Dollar Range for Award Maximum: $50,000.00
Allowable Costs: Purchase New Equipment, Purchase Used Equipment, Repair Equipment, Purchase New Vehicle, Purchase Used Vehicle, Repair or Refurbish Vehicle, Construct Facilities, Refinance Loan, Other (Explain).
Eligible Applicant: Fully and partially volunteer fire companies, first aid squads and rescue squads.
Purpose of Grant: Provides low-interest loans (no grants are available) with a matching requirement to fire departments and ambulance/rescue squads to purchase or refurbish vehicles; purchase equipment; and/or to rehabilitate, construct, expand, or purchase associated structures.
Timeframe for Completion of Activities: One year
Technical Assistance Meeting: N/A