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Urban Green and Community Gardens Grant Program

Grants to Connecticut Municipalities
to Develop Public Green Spaces

GrantWatch ID#: 177158
Agency Type:

State

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)

02/02/17

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Grants to Connecticut municipalities to expand open spaces in designated communities for environmental and recreational purpose. Examples of eligible projects include the development of community gardens and the reclamation or enhancement of open spaces for public access.

Awards are given to those projects that demonstrate the highest ability to benefit urban communities in close proximity to population centers.

Distressed Municipalities and Targeted Investment Communities are eligible for restoration funding:

-Distressed Municipalities: Ansonia, Bridgeport, Bristol, Derby, East Hartford, East Haven, Enfield, Griswold, Hartford, Killingly, Meriden, Montville, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Norwich, Plainfield, Plymouth, Putnam, Sprague, Torrington, Waterbury, West Haven, and Windham.

-Targeted Investment Communities include: Bridgeport, Bristol, East Hartford, Groton, Hamden, Hartford, Meriden, Middletown, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Norwalk, Norwich, Southington, Stamford, Waterbury, and Windham.

The Department accepts applications from municipalities, often in partnership with nonprofits.

DEEP is accepting applications through February 2, 2017.

Each project sponsor is required to secure funds to match DEEP’s grant from other sources. These match funds can come from private entities or other governmental funding programs.

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

For further questions:

David Stygar, Environmental Analyst
david.stygar@ct.gov

Allyson Clarke, Property Agent
Allyson.clarke@ct.gov

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Office of Constituent Affairs/Land Management
79 Elm Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106

(860) 424-3081 / 424-3774

For application questions regarding conserving a working farm:

Elisabeth Moore, Project Director at Connecticut Farmland Trust
emoore@ctfarmland.org

Eligible communities include Ansonia, Derby, East Haven, Enfield, Griswold, Hartford, Killingly, Meriden, Montville, Naugatuck, New London, Norwich, Plainfield, Plymouth, Putnam, Sprague, Torrington, West Haven, Bridgeport, Bristol, East Hartford, Groton, Hamden, Middletown, New Britain, New Haven, Norwalk, Southington, Stamford, Waterbury and Windham.

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