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: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
The PSEG Foundation is contributing $100,000 to support another cycle of the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants Program to fund projects that help schools gain points needed for Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification and make progress toward a sustainable future. For more information, click HERE.
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with Sustainable Jersey on this program to support municipal and school district efforts to undertake floodplain reforestation initiative on public or private land. Program participants will receive technical assistance to design restoration projects and funding to cover the material costs of floodplain reforestation. For more information, click HERE.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018 at 11:59pm
As part of the partnership between Sustainable Jersey and the Bonner Institute for Civic and Community Engagement 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, February 19, 2018 at midnight
Sustainable Jersey provides clear “how to” guidance and New Jersey specific tools and resources for developing a comprehensive sustainable community program.