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Notification Date Rolling Basis
Green Communities Grant
(Community Forestry Program)

Purpose of Funding
To assist local governments in the development of a Community Forestry Management
Plan (CFMP). A CFMP is a document for action, guiding communities to establish and
maintain healthy, safe and sustainable urban and community forests.

forestSource of Funding
Funding is provided by the USDA Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program.
A 100% match of the grant amount is required in cash or in-kind services.

Statutory Citation
N.J.S.A. 13:1L-17.1 et. seq. and N.J.S.A. 13:1D-9.

Who is Eligible
Local governments and Shade Tree Commissions.

Application Procedures
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applications must be completed in their entirety and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, contingent upon funding availability.

For More Information or to Request an Application, Contact
Carrie Sargeant
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Parks and Forestry
State Forestry Service
Mail Code 501-04, PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
(609) 633-2320
Carrie.Sargeant@dep.nj.gov

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