Grants

The New Jersey Recreation and Park Association tracks grant programs its members may benefit from.  The links published below do not guarantee grant programs will be immediately available.

February 24, 2014 – The New Jersey Department of Education is pleased to announce the release of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Competitive Grant-Cohort 10-Year 1/5 Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO), approved and posted to the NJDOE website under “Available Grant Opportunities.” Click here to visit the NJDOE on the web.  This application is due on April 3, 2014 The purpose of the 21st CCLC program is to supplement the education of students in grades 4-12, who attend schools eligible for Title I school wide programs or schools where a minimum of 30% of students are from low-income families.  21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) are defined as centers that offer academic remediation and enrichment activities in tandem with a broad array of other enrichment activities in the areas of arts and culture, youth development, and physical activity to students and their adult family members when school is not in session (afterschool, before school or during the summer).  Eligibility to apply for this 21st CCLC program is open to all New Jersey public or private agencies (i.e., charter schools, educational service commissions, jointure commissions and special-services school districts), non-profit organizations, city or county government agencies, faith-based organizations (including religious private schools), institutions of higher learning and for-profit agencies.  The competitive application will only be accepted through the Department’s Electronic Web-Enabled Grant (EWEG) system. No paper applications will be accepted.

A technical assistance webinar is scheduled for March 13, 2013 from 1:30 – 3:30pm. Registration is required. Applicants must register online at: http://education.state.nj.us/events. Information regarding the webinar will be sent to those individuals registered.  If you have any questions, please send an email to: NJ21stCCLC@doe.state.nj.us

Government Grant Listings Local government agencies can benefit from grant opportunities available through federal and state government sources.

State of New Jersey – Department of Health and Human Services – Shaping NJ
State of New Jersey – Department of Community Affairs – SAGE
State of New Jersey – Division of Parks & Forestry – Trails Grants
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

United States Fish & Wildlife Service

Partnership Grant Listings
The National Recreation & Park Association has developed many partnerships members of NJRPA may take advantage of.  Membership in NRPA may be required to access these funding sources. NRPA – National Initiatives

Private Grant Listings
Private companies and organizations throughout the world donate money and resources to the public sector and local non-profit organizations.  The sources listed below are known contributors to Parks, Recreation and Conservation initiatives.

NFL Youth Football Fund

Have a listing you’d like to share?  Email a web link or the grant name to: t-roetman@townofmorristown.org.

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