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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Affordable Connectivity Program Funds Nearly Exhausted

Without congressional action, the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which was created in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and provides a monthly $30 discount on home broadband services will exhaust its funding in April. Ther...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Application for Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program Open

Fiscal Year 2023 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is open through March 8 at 5:00 p.m. AFG funds needed resources to equip and train emergency personnel, enhance efficiencies,&...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Local Infrastructure Hub Offers Grant Bootcamp

The Local Infrastructure Hub is offering a second phase of free Grant Bootcamps for municipal officials for several federal grant opportunities.  

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has provided cities with oppor...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

DOH ask Local Entities to Complete Survey

The DOH is requesting that county and municipal government professionals, staff, youth groups, and parent groups participate in a survey provide feedback on the redesign of DOH’s Parent Link web page. The survey must be complet...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund Grants

Earlier this week the Department of Community Affairs (DCAposted announced the New Jersey Historic Trust (the Trust)  Preservation Fund grant funding for 2024 is available....

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Application Process Open for LEAP Grants

FY 2024 Local Efficiency Achievement Program (LEAP) grant applications are now being accepted for $7.5 million in available funding. The program is aimed at encouraging towns to streamline government services to increase efficiency. 

The&...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Bills of Interest Signed by Governor

Governor Murphy has acted on the remaining 2022-2023 Legislative term bills on his desk. Below are some of the new laws that may impact your municipality: ? 

 

P.L. 2023, c. 33...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

NJDA Spotted Lanternfly Chemical Control Treatment Grant

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) has announced up to $20,000 per municipality grant funding for the Spotted Lanternfly Chemical Control Treatment program for the 2024-2026 treatment season. Grant funding ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Bill Providing Grants to Assist Homeless Veterans Advancing

S-1564 is scheduled for a vote in the full Senate on Monday. The measure would expand an existing pilot program to authorize grants to purchase and rehabilitate abandoned homes for homeless veterans. 

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Posted on: October 13, 2023

Reminder to Complete the NJ Clean Energy Programs Survey

The Rutgers Center for Green Building (RCGB) is conducting an online survey for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to better understand how the New Jersey Clean Energy program can better meet the needs of municipalities. The goal is to gain ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Mayor Bollwage Testified Before Congressional Committee

Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage, NJLM Past President, testified on Wednesday on reauthorization of the Brownfields Program on behalf of the League’s federal partner, the National League of Cities, and the U.S. Conference of Mayo...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Reminder to Complete the NJ Clean Energy Programs Survey

The Rutgers Center for Green Building (RCGB) is conducting an online survey for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to better understand how the New Jersey Clean Energy program can better meet the needs of municipalities. The goal is to gain ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

NJ Clean Energy Programs Survey

The Rutgers Center for Green Building (RCGB) is conducting an online survey for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to better understand how the New Jersey Clean Energy program can better meet the needs of municipalities. The goal is to gain ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

New Rules and Amendments Proposed for NJ Historic Trust Grants

The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has published proposed rules and amendments related to the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund Grants.

The New Jersey Historic Trust is authorized to implement funding for Open Space, Farmland, and Histor...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Creative Aging Initiative Grant Opportunity

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts (Arts Council) is providing funds through The Creative Aging Initiative Grant (CAI) in the amount of $10,000 for eligible arts organizations, libraries, veterans homes, and senior and community centers to cover cos...

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

USDA Forest Service Urban & Community Forestry 2023 Challenge Cost Share Grant Program

This program works in partnership with State and local forestry agencies, educational institutes, and different kinds of organizations to restore, sustain, and manage more than 140 million acres of urban and community forest lands for the benefit of commu...

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

MWC & NJLM Launches Mental Health Grant Opportunity

The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute's Mayors Wellness Campaign (MWC), in partnership with the New Jersey State League of Municipalities has announced a funding opportunity for communities working to address local mental health needs. The...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Brownfields Job Training (JT) Grants

The United State Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA) announced a Brownfields Job Training (JT) Grant.  EPA’s Brownfields Job Training Grant Program is refocusing the competition on training activities that support assessment, cleanup...

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Community Wildfire Protection Plan Grants (CWPP’S)

The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) posted a NOFA on Community Firewise Grants funded through the USDA Forest Service. The funding provides municipalities and communities a cost-share incentive to implement wildfire hazard mitigation p...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Spotted Lanternfly Grant Program for Counties and Municipalities

The NJ Department of Agriculture has announced the availability of grant money to assist counties and municipalities slow the spread and reduce spotted lanternfly populations across the state. 

Nearly $5 million has been made available for the gra...

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

U.S. Senate Passed a Clean Version of S.870, the Fire Grants & Safety

After attempting to attach an amendment that would claw back unobligated American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, the U.S. Senate passed a , the Fire Grants and Safety Act, without any amendments on Thursday. There is not yet a House co...

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Funding Opportunity: USEDA Public Works & Economic Adjustment Assistance

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (USEDA) issued a FY2023 Federal Funding Opportunity Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Notice of Funding Opportunity (FY23 PWEAA NOFO). 

Please see recent blog post for more on this funding...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

League Hosts USDA Rural Development Webinar

On Thursday, the League hosted a Lunch and Learn with Jane Asselta, USDA Rural Development New Jersey State Director who discussed available funding and loans for municipalities.

Among the programs highlighted where grants and/or loans that are available f...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

League Seeking Information on MS4 Permit Compliance

The League is asking our members to answer a short survey aimed at gathering information related to individual municipalities efforts to comply with the NJDEP’s new MS4 permit program requirements.   

The New Jersey Department o...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Reminder: SLFRF Project and Expenditure (P&E) Report Due April 30

As a reminder, the annual ARPA State and Local Fiscal Recovery Plan (SLFRF) Project and Expenditure (P&E) Report is due on April 30. The portal will open on April 1. 

Working with the National League of Cities (NLC), the League’s fed...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

NJDEP Hosting Meeting for Mayors on MS4 Grant Program

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will be hosting an executive information session for mayors to review the recently announced grant program to assist municipalities with the new stormwater permitting requirements.&...

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