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Community Stewardship Incentive Program (CSIP) Grant


2016 CSIP Request for Proposals [PDF 419 KB]
2016 CSIP Grant Proposal Application [PDF 2.8 MB]
CSIP Tree Planting and Maintenance Plan Guidelines [PDF 818 KB]
Community Forestry Program 2015 Year-end Status Report [PDF 5MB]

Application Deadline April 12, 2016

Purpose of Funding
To assist local governments in the implementation of a State Forest Service approved Community Forestry Management Plan.

Source of Funding
Grant funding comes from the New Jersey Shade Tree and Community Forest Preservation License Plate Fund (N.J.S.A. 39.3-27.81), the No Net Loss Compensatory Reforestation program (N.J.S.A. 13:1L-14.2(c), and Green Acres (N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.5).

Statutory Citation
N.J.S.A. 13: 1D-9. N.J.S.A 13:1L-1 et. seq.

Who is Eligible
Refer to the current year’s Request for Proposals for eligibility requirements.

Grant Limitations
Differ from year to year depending on funds available and total applications received.

Application Procedures
Refer to the current year’s Request for Proposals for application procedures.

For More Information or to Request an Application, Contact:
Carrie Sargeant
Urban & Community Forestry Program Coordinator
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
State Forest Service
Mail Code: 501-04
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
(609) 292-2532


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