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Motor Vehicle Snow and Ice Removal Safety Fund, Pedestrian Safety, Enforcement and Education Fund, and State and Community Highway Safety Grant

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Businesses to Reduce Vehicular Accidents

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety (NJDHTS)

Deadline Date:

04/30/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, local, county, and state agencies, and businesses for programs and activities that enhance road safety and prevent vehicular accidents. Funding is intended to help reduce the number of transportation-related injuries and deaths through programs that improve crosswalks and traffic signs; promote speed control and seat belt usage; and remove snow and ice from commercial vehicles. Available grants are Pedestrian Safety, Enforcement, and Education Fund Grant; Motor Vehicle Snow and Ice Removal Safety Grants; and the State and Community Highway Safety Grant.

  1. Pedestrian Safety, Enforcement and Education Fund: Grants are awarded to municipalities and counties with pedestrian safety problems. Grant funds may be used for engineering and design of traffic signs; purchasing and installing of traffic signs; educational or training materials or media campaigns concerning pedestrian safety; compensation for law enforcement officers or authorized crossing guards assigned to an intersection, crosswalk or other roadway; personnel or contractual services; and other commodities.
  2. State and Community Highway Safety Grant: These grants are designed to reduce deaths, injuries, and property damage resulting from traffic crashes. Activities under the program are centered predominantly on efforts to control impaired driving; increase seat belt usage rates; promote the proper use of child passenger restraint systems; increase traffic law enforcement with an emphasis on speed/aggressive and distracted driving; improve safety for bicyclists, pedestrians, motorcyclists, teens and older drivers; provide additional training of state and local personnel; and improve the collection and analysis of traffic crash data.
  3. Motor Vehicle Snow and Ice Removal Safety Fund: To provide incentives to encourage private companies to purchase, install, and maintain technology used to remove snow and ice from commercial motor vehicles. Grant funds will be used to purchase and install equipment that will remove snow and ice from all sizes of commercial motor vehicles that travel on New Jersey roadways. 

For Eligible Activities and Uses of Grant Funds, see:

For grantmaking purposes, the State of New Jersey is divided into three regions, as follows:

  • Northern Region: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren Counties
  • Central Region: Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset, and Union Counties
  • South Region: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168624

Estimated Size of Grant:

Estimated Total Program Funding:
- Pedestrian Safety, Enforcement, and Education Fund Grant: A total of $450,000 is available.
- State and Community Highway Safety Grant: Approximately $15,000,000 is anticipated to be available.
- Motor Vehicle Snow and Ice Removal Safety Fund: A total of $300,000.00 is available.

Term of Contract:

For Federal Fiscal Year 2021 commencing on October 1, 202o

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Entities:
- Pedestrian Safety, Enforcement, and Education Fund Grant: Municipalities and counties with pedestrian safety problems are eligible to apply.
- State and Community Highway Safety Grant: State agencies and political subdivisions, including counties, municipalities, townships, districts and special districts, and nonprofit organizations.
- Motor Vehicle Snow and Ice Removal Safety: Component and qualified private companies capable of installing, operating and maintaining equipment for the removal of snow and ice from commercial motor vehicles are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant submissions for Fiscal Year 2021 are due by 11:59 pm, April 30, 2020. All grant applications should be submitted through the SAGE (E-Grants) online application system.

North region: https://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/grants/index_north.html

Central region: https://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/grants/index_central.html

South region: https://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/grants/index_south.html

FAQs on SAGE Grants: https://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/grants/SAGE.html

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

SAGE login: https://njsage.intelligrants.com/Login2.aspx?APPTHEME=NJSAGE

For information and questions about the application, please contact:

Bob Gaydosh, North Region Supervisor
609-376-9706
robert.gaydosh@njoag.gov

Ed O'Connor, Central Region Supervisor
609-376-9708
Edward.O'Connor@njoag.gov

Ray Reeve, South Region Supervisor
609-376-9713
raymond.reeve@njoag.gov

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