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Application www.state.nj.us/dep/wms/bear/319h sfy2014_rfp.pdf
Application Deadline February 21, 2014
Notification Date As published in the current fiscal year's request for proposals and grant guidance document, available on the Department's Web site.
Total to be Distributed $2,475,000.00
Nonpoint Source Pollutions Control Grants (319 Grants)

Purpose of Funding
Provide grants to reduce water quality impairment through implementation of nonpoint source (NPS) pollution control projects  

Source of Funding
US Environmental Protection Agency

Statutory Citation
Federal Clean Water Act Section 319(h)
(33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq.)

Who is Eligible
Bee Meadow Pond Shoreline Restoration Project Entities that are eligible to receive 319(h) funds include:

  • Municipal planning departments or boards, health departments;
  • County planning departments or boards, health departments;
  • Designated water quality management planning agencies;
  • State, regional and local government units entities entirely within New Jersey;
  • State government agencies, universities and colleges;
  • Interstate agencies of which New Jersey is a member;
  • Watershed and water resource associations and other local nonprofit organizations recognized by the Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Qualifications Required for Consideration
Applicants must submit a project that meets the administrative requirement, objectives and project criteria as outlined in the 319(h) grant guidelines available for the current  fiscal year.

Grant/Loan Limitations
Limited to eligible costs as defined in the 319(h) grant guidelines.

Application Procedures
Grant guidelines are available from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Restoration and Standards at (609) 633-1441.

Review Process
Applicants whose projects are considered to be eligible, found to be substantively technically sound and best align with funding priorities will be selected.  In some cases, minor adjustments in the project may be requested to improve technical soundness and support of funding objectives.

For More Information, Contact
Barbara Hirst
NJDEP- Division of Water Monitoring and Standards
Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Restoration and Standards (BEARS)                                             
Telephone: (609) 633-1441
Email: barbara.hirst@dep.state.nj.us

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