The Gardinier Environmental Fund is contributing $150,000 to support a Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program cycle for municipal governments and public school districts. For this grant cycle, the Gardinier Environmental Fund will fund energy projects focused on conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy.
The 2017 Gardinier Environmental Fund Small Grants Program cycle will award:
Online Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:59pm
NOTE: All applications must be submitted using the online application portal via the links above. You must create an account on the portal to access the grant application. This account is different from the account used to access your certification application.
Also, please note that each Sustainable Jersey Small Grant cycle is unique. Information on previously submitted applications is not carried over from application to application. Previous applicants must create a new application each cycle.
Recipient Announcement Date: Mid-December
An informational webinar will be held Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 3 to 4pm to review potential project ideas, learn about the application process, online submission procedures and tips for a successful Sustainable Jersey Small Grants application.
Successful grant applications often represent innovative projects underway throughout the state, and can act as a model and generate ideas for other municipalities. Always make sure to carefully review the evaluation criteria, as this is what the selection committee bases their application reviews on.
Review the Sustainability Summit Presentation, "Funding Helps! Tips for a Successful Grant Application," to examine the key components of the evaluation criteria, and also read about some of the lessons learned from past grant projects. Keep these things in mind as you develop your grant proposal so that it is clear, concise, and doable within the performance period.
This Small Grants Program cycle is funded by:
If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-771-3189.
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