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GREEN ACRES GRANTS & LOANS

PURPOSE OF FUNDING
Previous Green Acres bond issues, the 1998 Garden State Preservation Trust and the 2009 Open Space referendum.

SOURCE OF FUNDING
Previous Green Acres bond issues and the 1998 Garden State Preservation Trust.

STATUTORY CITATION
N.J.S.A. 13:8A et seq.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Any municipality or county.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION
Must submit a completed application. There must be no outstanding compliance problems. Applicant must meet technical eligibility requirements (program specific). Applications are evaluated based on a ranking system that is included in the application package.

GRANT/LOAN LIMITATIONS
Differ from year to year depending on funds available and total applications received.  Funding awards are in the form of a matching grant, low-interest loan, or grant/loan combination, depending on the project category.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
There is an established application process. Technical assistance by program staff is available upon request.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Varies, but notifications are sent to eligible applications and notice is put on Green Acres Website well in advance of the deadline.

NOTIFICATION DATE
Varies, but usually three months after application deadline.

FOR INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST AN NJDEP APPLICATION, CONTACT
Martha Sapp, Chief
Bureau of Local Assistance and Program Policy
NJDEP-Green Acres Program
PO Box 412
Trenton, NJ 08625?0412
Telephone: (609) 984-0570
martha.sapp@dep.state.nj.us
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/greenacres/index.html

APPLICATION HOT LINK: http://nj.gov/dep/greenacres/pdf/local_app_2010.pdf

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