Previous Grant Cycles

Congratulations to all the winners of the Sustainable Jersey Grants!

Since 2009, the Sustainable Jersey Grants Program has distributed over $2.9 million in grants to New Jersey municipalities to help towns make their communities more livable, environmentally friendly and prosperous. Navigate to the different grant amount categories and see the list of projects for Sustainable Jersey Grant Recipients, using the links below.

$35,000 Grant Recipients

Year Grantee County Project
2014 Haddown Township Camden Enviornmental Center Solar Project
2014 Morristown Town Morris Early Street Community Garden
2014 Princeton Mercer  EnergySmart Buildings Campaign

$30,000 Grant Recipients

Year Grantee County Project
2015 Bernards Township Somerset Sustainable Winter Maintenance
2017 Burlington City  Burlington  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
2017 Holland Township  Hunterdon  Riegel Ridge Community Center Thermal Upgrade of Historic Windows
2017 Jersey City  Hudson  Climate Action Plan
2015 Morristown Town Morris Early Street Community Garden
2015 Woodbridge Township Middlesex Microgrid Study

$25,000 Grant Recipients

Year Grantee County Project
2010 Chatham Township Morris School Food Composting
2009 Hardwick Township Warren Sustainable Commmunity Development Through Project Evergreen
2009 Livingston Township Essex Reclaimed Water For Beneficial Reuse Feasibility Study
2010 Long Branch City Monmouth Model Green Ordinances
2011 Marlboro Township Monmouth Form-based Zoning Code 
2010 Montclair Township  Essex Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
2009 Morristown Town Morris Implementation of a Community Forestry Plan
2010 Rutherford Borough  Bergen Community Teaching Garden
2009 Trenton City Mercer Community Education in East Trenton (Home Energy)
2011 West Windsor Township Mercer Climate Action Plan
2011 Woolwich Township Gloucester Public School Food Composting Program


$20,000 Grant Recipients

Year Grantee County Project
2014 Atlantic City Atlantic Simple Steps to Savings
2013 Chatham Borough Morris Level Three Electrical Vehicle Charging Station
2014 Edison Township Middlesex Founder/Coordinator Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team
2016 Ewing Township Mercer Partnering for the Restoration of the Community Forest
2016 Fort Lee Borough Bergen Go Green Fort Lee: 15th Street Sustainable Garden
2013 Frenchtown Borough Hunterdon Commercial, School and Residential Food Waste Composting Program
2013 Hillsborough Township Somerset Compilation of Information Learned from Energy Audits
2012 Hoboken City Hudson Rain Gardens, Efficent Landscape Design
2012 Island Heights Borough Ocean Innovative Demonstration Project, Rain Garden
2014 Madison Borough Morris Wetland & Forest Restoration
2013 Mendham Township Morris Mendham East Treatment Facility Conversion
2012 Middle Township Cape May Water Conservation Education Program
2016 Monroe Township Middlesex User-Friendly Environmental Resources Inventory
2016 Mount Arlington Borough Morris Community Garden for Farmers Market
2013 Mount Holly Township Burlington Save the Mount: Forest Restoration Demonstration Project
2012 Princeton  Mercer Innovative Curbside Organic Waste Recycling Program 
2014 Rutherford Borough Bergen Completing Phase One (Orient Way) of the Rutherford/Meadowlands Bike/Ped Ring
2013 South Orange Village Township Essex Village Hall Geothermal Heating and Cooling System
2013 Westfield Town Union Conservation Center - Expansion of Recycling Operations

$10,000 Grant Recipients

Year Grantee County Project
2009 Asbury Park City Monmouth Enhancement of a Community Food Garden
2010 Bay Head Borough Ocean Small Wind Demonstration
2010 Berkeley Heights Township Union Tree Canopy Analysis
2016 Berkeley Heights Township Union Impervious Cover Reduction and Stormwater Management
2011 Berkeley Township  Ocean Enviornmental Resource Inventory
2013 Boonton Township Middlesex Natural Resource Inventory
2010 Bradley Beach Borough Monmouth  Small Wind Demonstration
2014 Brigantine City Atlantic Lighting Conversion to LED
2013 Byram Township Sussex Conservation Easements Commitment
2011 Cape May City  Cape May 3.7kW Wind Demonstration Project
2014 Cape May City  Cape May Energy Savings Improvement Program (ESIP)
2012 Chester Township Morris  Community Visioning, Community Vision Statement and Goals
2016 Cranford Township Union i-Tree Inventory
2014 Denville Township Morris  Dennville Public Electric Vehile Charging Station
2014 East Greenwich Township Gloucester Complete a Natural Resource Inventory
2009 Eastampton Township Burlington Sustainable Park Landscaping and a Rain Garden
2010 Englewood City Bergen Tree Inventory and Assessment
2010 Ewing Township Mercer Rain Gardens and Water Conservation
2013 Fanwood Borough Union Sustainability Community Education and Outreach Initiative 
2013 Fort Lee Borough Bergen Community Garden
2011 Frelinghuysen Warren "Safe Routes" Project
2010 Galloway Township Atlantic Enviornmental Resource Inventory
2012 Galloway Township Atlantic Other Innovation and/or Demonstration Project
2017 Glen Rock Borough  Bergen  Main Line Train Station
2012 Gloucester Township Camden Rain Garden, Farmer's Market, Community Garden, Green Team, Green Fair
2013 Haddonfield Borough  Camden Green Building and Sustainability Master Plan Element
2013 Hamilton Township Mercer Rain Garden Demonstration Project and Water Conservation Education Program
2011 Hardyston Township Sussex Community Garden
2009 Highland Park Borough Middlesex Highland Park Edible School Gardens Project
2014 Highland Park Borough Middlesex Solar Islanding Microgrid and Education Project
2012 Hightstown Borough Mercer Green Challenges and Community Programs, Green Roofs, Upgrade/Retrofit Water Conservation, Water Conservation Education Program, Rain Gardens
2016 Hillsborough Township Somerset  Completion of Easement Inventory
2017 Howell Township  Monmouth  Howell Schools Flashing Light Sign Replacement
2014 Jersey City Hudson Jersey City Creative Assets Inventory
2016 Keyport Borough Monmouth Conservation Education Program
2016 Kinnelon Borough Morris Organic Community Garden
2013 Lambertville City Hunterdon Turning Food Scraps and Biological Wastes into Green Power 
2009 Lindenwold Borough Camden Sustainable Master Plan Element and Energy Ordinances
2015 Long Beach Township Ocean Solarize LBT
2014 Maple Shade Township Burlington Maple Shade Food Waste Recycling Pilot Program
2009 Maplewood Township Essex Education Programs for Low Income Households for BPU Energy Efficency Programs
2015 Margate City Atlantic Retrofitting Solar System at Margate Municipal Building
2012 Maurice River Township Cumberland Open Space and Recreation Plan
2010 Middletown Township Monmouth Native Plant Garden
2013 Middletown Township Monmouth Grazing Goats for Poricy Park
2009 Milltown Borough Middlesex Municipal and Community Carbon Footprints
2013 Milltown Borough Middlesex Sustainable Education Program
2014 Millville City Cumberland Millville Community Garden
2013 Montgomery Township Somerset  Bicycle Safety - Pilot Program
2016 Mount Holly Township Burlington Operation Green Sidewalk
2012 Mount Olive Township Morris  Community Garden
2013 Mount Olive Township Morris  Conservation Easement Preservation Management
2014 Mount Olive Township Morris Innovative Community Project 1
2014 North Bergen Township Hudson Water Conservation and Reuse Demonstration
2013 Nutley Township Essex  Water Conservation Challenge 
2010 Ocean City Cape May School Rain Garden
2009 Ocean Township Monmouth Community Outreach Program for Recycle Bank Program
2012 Park Ridge Borough Bergen Wildlife Interaction Plan
2014 Park Ridge Borough Bergen LED Street Lighting Project
2016 Perth Amboy City Middlesex Marine Debris Prevention
2015 Plainsboro Township Middlesex Plainsboro Energy Efficiency Building Improvement Project
2013 Raritan Township Hunterdon 24/7 Accessibile Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation
2014 Readington Township Hunterdon A Learning Woods
2011 Secaucus Town Hudson Forest Preservation
2009 Somers Point City Atlantic Construction of three Rain Gardens
2015 Somerville Borough Somerset  Window Restoration Borough Hall
2011 South Orage Village Township Essex Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
2017 South River Borough  Middlesex  Electric Vehicle Charging Station
2014 Southampton Township Burlington We Share Solar Educational Program
2009 Summit City Union City-wide "Buy Local" Initiative
2013 Summit City Union Summit Free Market Permanent Structure 
2011 Teaneck Township Bergen Green Schools Program
2010 Tenafly Borough  Bergen Enviornmental Resource Inventory
2014 Verona Township Essex Solar Monitoring Display & Education Program
2009 Vineland City  Cumberland Wind Turbine for Landis Sewerage Authority
2011 Washington Township Morris  Easement Inventory
2012 West Amwell Township Morris  Conservation Easement Outreach, Conservation Easement Inspection, Conservation Easement Evaluation
2010 West Orange Township Essex Water Conservation Education
2016 Winslow Township Camden Gear Up and GO in Winslow!
2017 Woodbridge Township  Middlesex  Idle Reduction Pilot Study for Idling Police Vehicles

$2,000 Grant Recipients

Year Grantee County
2013 Abescon City Atlantic
2016 Absecon City Atlantic
2013 Andover Township Sussex
2014 Audubon Borough Camden
2016 Audubon Park Camden
2013 Barnegat Township Ocean
2016 Bergenfield Borough Bergen
2016 Bernardsville Borough Somerset
2014 Bernardsville Borough Somerset
2014 Bloomfield Township Essex
2012 Boonton Township Morris
2014 Bordentown Township Burlington
2016 Brigantine City Atlantic
2013 Brigantine City Atlantic
2012 Burlington City Burlington
2013 Camden City Camden
2012 Camden City Camden
2013 Carlstadt Borough Bergen
2013 Chatham Borough Morris
2014 Cherry Hill Township Camden
2014 Cranbury Township Middlesex
2013 Cranford Township Union
2012 Cranford Township Union
2014 Delran Township Burlington
2014 Egg Harbor City Atlantic
2013 Elsinboro Township Salem
2013 Ewing Township Mercer
2013 Fair Lawn Borough Bergen
2013 Fanwood Borough Somerset
2013 Franklin Township Atlantic
2012 Frenchtown Borough Hunterdon
2013 Galloway Township Somerset
2014 Gibbsboro Borough Camden
2012 Glassboro Borough Gloucester
2013 Green Brook Township Atlantic
2013 Haddon Heights Borough Camden
2013 Haddon Township Camden
2012 Haddon Township Camden
2014 Hamilton Township Atlantic
2012 Hamilton Township Mercer
2012 Hammonton Town Atlantic
2016 Hawthorne Borough Passaic
2013 Hawthorne Borough Camden
2013 Highland Park Borough Middlesex
2013 Hillsborough Township Somerset
2013 Hoboken City Hudson
2016 Holland Township Hunterdon
2014 Hopewell Township Mercer
2012 Howell Township Monmouth
2016 Jamesburg Borough Middlesex
2013 Laurel Springs Borough Camden
2012 Madison Borough Morris
2016 Mansfield Township Warren
2016 Maplewood  Township Essex
2013 Maplewood Township Essex
2016 Margate City Atlantic
2012 Maywood Borough Bergen
2012 Mendham Township Morris
2014 Metuchen Borough Middlesex
2013 Milltown Borough Middlesex
2013 Monroe Township Middlesex
2016 Morris Plains Borough Morris
2013 Mount Holly Township Burlington
2016 Mountain Lakes Borough Morris
2012 Mountain Lakes Borough Morris
2016 New Providence Borough Union
2013 Norwood Borough Bergen
2012 Norwood Borough Bergen
2013 Oaklyn Borough Camden
2014 Ocean City Cape May
2012 Ocean City Cape May
2012 Oceanport Borough Monmouth
2012 Oradell Borough Bergen
2013 Orange Township Essex
2013 Park Ridge Borough Bergen
2013 Pennsauken Township Camden
2013 Pequannock Township Morris
2012 Pine Beach Borough Ocean
2013 Pine Hill Borough Camden
2014 Pitman Borough Gloucester
2014 Pleasantville City Atlantic
2014 Ramsey Borough Bergen
2013 Raritan Township Hunterdon
2012 River Edge Borough Bergen
2016 Roosevelt Borough Monmouth
2012 Runnemede Borough Camden
2014 Sea Bright Borough Monmouth
2013 Secaucus Town Hudson
2013 South Orange Village Township Essex
2014 Stone Harbor Borough Cape May
2012 Tenafly Borough Bergen
2016 Toms River Township Ocean
2012 Toms River Township Ocean
2016 Union Township Union
2012 Upper Saddle River Borough Bergen
2016 Vernon Township Sussex
2016 Wall Township Monmouth
2013 Wall Township Monmouth
2014 Warren Township Somerset
2016 Washington Borough Warren
2012 Washington Township Morris
2012 Watchung Borough Somerset
2014 Waterford Township Camden
2013 Winslow Township Camden
2013 Woodbury City Gloucester
2012 Wyckoff Township Bergen

$1,000 Grant Recipients

Year Grantee County
2011 Galloway Township Atlantic
2010 Hammonton Town Atlantic
2010 Mullica Township Atlantic
2010 Northfield City Atlantic
2010 Franklin Lakes Borough Bergen
2011 Glen Rock Bergen
2011 Norwood Bergen
2011 River Vale Bergen
2010 River Vale Township Bergen
2011 Wyckoff Bergen
2010 Burlington City Burlington
2011 Burlington Township Burlington
2011 Chesterfield Township Burlington
2010 Mount Holly Township Burlington
2010 Haddon Heights Borough Camden
2011 Haddonfield  Camden
2010 Lower Township Cape May
2011 Livingston Essex
2010 Livingston Township Essex
2011 Maplewood Essex
2010 Roseland Borough Essex
2010 Hopewell Valley  Mercer
2011 Milltown Middlesex
2010 Alloway Township Monmouth
2011 Eatontown  Monmouth
2010 Highlands Borough Monmouth
2011 Chester Township Morris
2010 Chester Township Morris
2010 Maplewood Township Morris
2011 Morris Plains Morris
2010 Netcong Borough Morris
2011 Pequannock Morris
2011 Jackson Township Ocean
2011 Hawthorne Passaic
2011 Elsinboro Township Salem
2010 Lower Alloways Creek Township Salem
2011 Green Brook Somerset
2011 North Plainfield Somerset
2010 Peapack-Gladstone Borough Somerset
2010 Hardwick Township Warren