New Jersey Clean Communities Grant
||The Department notifies municipalities and counties of the annual apportionment approximately May 1 of each year.
Purpose of Funding
To provide financial assistance for the implementation of litter abatement programs in eligible municipalities and counties within the State
Source of Funding
Clean Communities Program Fund
N.J.S.A. 13:1E-213 et seq.
Who is Eligible
All 21 New Jersey counties and 558 of the 565 New Jersey municipalities receive funding
Qualifications Required for Consideration
The Clean Communities Grants are entitlement grants. Grant amounts are based on population, housing units road mileage, etc. At present, only seven municipalities are NOT eligible to receive Clean Communities Funding. They are: Loch Arbour (Monmouth), Millstone Borough (Somerset), Pine Valley (Camden), Rockleigh (Bergen), Tavistock (Camden), Teterboro (Bergen) and Walpack (Sussex)
Grants are limited based on the availability of funding.. A absolute minimum grant is $4,000.
For More Information Contact
Allison McLeod – Senior Environmental Specialist
NJDEP, Office of Local Government Assistance
401 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402