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Application 609-984-0828
Application Deadline Not applicable
Notification Date The Department notifies municipalities and counties of the annual apportionment approximately April 1st of each year.
New Jersey Clean Communities Grant

Purpose of Funding
To provide financial assistance for the implementation of litter abatement programs in eligible municipalities and counties within the State

Source of Funding
Clean Communities Program Fund

clean airStatutory Citation
N.J.S.A. 13:1E-213 et seq.

Who is Eligible
All 21 New Jersey counties and 558 of the 565 New Jersey municipalities receive funding

Qualifications Required for Consideration
The Clean Communities Grants are entitlement grants.  Grant amounts are based on population, housing units road mileage, etc.  At present, only seven municipalities are NOT eligible to receive Clean Communities Funding.  They are: Loch Arbour (Monmouth), Millstone Borough (Somerset), Pine Valley (Camden), Rockleigh (Bergen), Tavistock (Camden), Teterboro (Bergen) and Walpack (Sussex)

Grant Limitations
Grants are limited based on the availability of funding..  A absolute minimum grant is $4,000.

Application Procedures
Not applicable

For More Information or to Request an Application, Contact
Joseph Rogers - Program Coordinator
NJDEP, Office of Local Government Assistance
401 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402
609-984-0828

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