Green Acres Nonprofit Acquistion Grants
||Varies, but notifications are sent to eligible applications and notice is put on Green Acres Website well in advance of the deadline.
||Varies, but usually three months after application deadline.
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Purpose of Funding
- To acquire open space for recreation and conservation
- To develop outdoor recreational
facilities in certain urban or densely
Source of Funding
P.L. 1989, c. 183, and P.L. 1992, c. 88
Who is Eligible
Any tax-exempt, non-profit organization that qualifies
as a "charitable conservancy" as defined in
N.J.S.A. 13:8B-1 et seq.
Qualifications Required for Consideration
- Must submit a completed application
- Applications must
meet technical eligibility requirements (program specific)
- Applications are evaluated based on a ranking system
that is included in the application package.
50% matching grants.
**All land funded under this program must be open to the public.
There is an established application process. Technical
assistance by program staff is available upon request.
For More Information, Contact
Martha Sapp, Chief
Bureau of Local Assistance and Program Policy
NJDEP-Green Acres Program
PO Box 412
Trenton, NJ 08625-0412