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Trail Construction Grant Applications Available

Application forms for the 2019 funding round of the Trail Construction Grant Program under the Morris County Preservation Trust Fund are now available on the 2019 application page.  Any of the 39 municipalities in the county are eligible to apply for funding.

Open Space Grant Applications Available

The Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation has released the application form for the 2019 funding round of municipal/non-profit open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust Fund.  Any of the 39 municipalities in the county and qualified non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funding.

View the 2019 application form and list of other required application materials.

All application materials are due by 4:30 PM on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Program rules were recently amended to include costs for demolition and restoration of a property (up to a maximum of 10% of the eligible land cost, or $50,000 whichever is less) as allowable costs under the program.

Please contact Barbara Murray in the Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation at (973) 829-8120 or [email protected] for further information on the program or application process.

2019 Historic Preservation Grant Round

Application forms for the 2019 grant round of the Historic Preservation Trust Fund are now available.

An Application Workshop to explain the grant process was on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Morris County Cultural Center, 300 Mendham Rd. (County Route 510), in Morris Township.

Applicants must also submit a “Declaration of Intent” to the county by Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.

Applications must be submitted to the county no later than Friday, March 29, 2019.

For questions or more information, please contact Ray Chang at the Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation at (973) 829-8138 or [email protected].