Sustainable Jersey identifies resources to help municipalities develop a comprehensive sustainable community program. This includes financial resources in the form of grants and incentives, and technical support in the form of trainings, access to support organizations, and guidance material.
Sustainable Jersey registered towns get special priority access and notification of incentives and grants, and are eligible for the Sustainable Jersey Grants program.
The PSEG Foundation is contributing $200,000 to support the Sustainable Jersey Grants Program for municipalities. Funding supports efforts to implement projects that help municipalities gain points needed for Sustainable Jersey certification and make progress toward a sustainable future. For more information, click HERE.
Application Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
We are pleased to announce that The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with Sustainable Jersey and The Watershed Institute to offer another round of the Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program. The program will support municipal, school district, and local non-profit and conservation organization efforts to undertake their own floodplain reforestation initiatives. Program participants will receive technical assistance to design restoration projects and funding to cover the material costs of tree/shrubs, tree protection tubes, and stakes. Projects costing between $1,000 and $20,000 are eligible. For more information, click HERE.
Application Deadline: Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:59pm
As part of the partnership between Sustainable Jersey and the Center for Community Engaged Learning and Research at The College of New Jersey, we are pleased to announce an opportunity for Sustainable Jersey communities to enlist students from The College of New Jersey to support your municipality's green team on a specific project that contributes to your Sustainable Jersey certification progress. For more information, click HERE.
Application Deadline: Monday, January 14, 2019, at midnight
Sustainable Jersey provides clear “how to” guidance and New Jersey specific tools and resources for developing a comprehensive sustainable community program.