Grant Applications & Awards

ADA Planning Grant

Grant Purpose: ADA Self Evaluation and Transition Plan
Funding Source: Massachusetts Office on Mobility
Funding Amount Requested:  $50,000
Municipal Match:  None required
Date Application Due:  Oct 8, 2019
Anticipated Award Date:  December 2019
Status:  Application submitted Oct 2, 2019
Anticipated Project Start Date: February 2020
Anticipated Project End Date:  August 2020

Housing Choice Small Town Capital Grant

Name of Grant/Purpose: Housing Choice Small Town Capital Grant
Amount Requested: $100,000
Municipal Match: $12,000
Application Due Date: July 18, 2019
Anticipated Award Date: Not Known
Status: Submitted
Anticipated Project Start Date: As soon as awarded
Anticipated Project End Date: Before June 30 2021

Housing Choice Small Town Capital Grant - Related Documents

Downtown Strategic Plan

Grant Purpose: Downtown Strategic Plan
Funding Source: Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Planning Assistance Grant Program
Funding Amount Requested: $50,000
Municipal Match: $12,500, In-Kind Services
Date Application Due: May 24, 2019
Anticipated Award Date: June 13, 2019
Status: Denied
Anticipated Project Start Date: July/August 2019
Anticipated Project End Date: prior to June 30, 2020

Downtown Parking Study

Grant Purpose: Downtown Parking Study
Funding Source: Metropolitan Area Training Council/Technical Assistance Grant
Funding Amount Requested: Est. $25,000
Municipal Match: 
Date Application Due: January 30, 2019
Anticipated Award Date: Spring of 2020
Status: Application Submitted/Pending Decision 
Anticipated Project Start Date: June 2019
Anticipated Project End Date: December 2019

Downtown Parking Study - Related Documents

Town Hall and Waste Water Treatment Plant Flood-Proofing

Grant Purpose: Protect Waste Water Treatment Plan and Town Hall from severe coastal flooding
Funding Source: Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
Funding Amount Requested: Est.: $194,325
Municipal Match: $64,775
Date Application Due: April 4, 2019
Anticipated Award Date: Summer 2019
Status: Application Submitted/Pending Decision
Anticipated Project Start Date: TBD
Anticipated Project End Date: one year from start

Study of School Street/Brook Street Culvert on Sawmill Brook

Grant Purpose: Perform technical feasibility study of widening the School/Brook Street culvert to alleviate upstream flooding
Funding Source: Massachusetts Department of Ecological Restoration
Funding Amount Requested: $68,080.00
Municipal Match: In-kind labor
Application Submittal Date: 3/19/2019
Status: Application Submitted/Pending Status
Anticipated Project Start Date: Sept, 2019
Anticipated Project End Date: July 31, 2020

Morss Pier/Masconomo Seawall Restoration

Name of Grant/Purpose: Morss Pier /Masconomo Seawall Restoration
Amount Requested: $327,000
Municipal Match: $100,000 CPC
Application Due Date: June 15, 2016
Anticipated Award Date: February 2017
Status: Application Submitted/ Awarded
Anticipated Project Start Date: January 2019
Anticipated Project End Date: May 2019

Transient Docking Facility Expansion

Name of Grant/Purpose: BIG (Boating Infrastructure Grant) Transient docking facility expansion.
Amount Requested: $360,000
Municipal Match: 27% Cash and in-kind services / Harbor Fund
Application Due Date: August 15, 2014
Anticipated Award Date: February 2015
Status: Application Submitted/ Awarded
Anticipated Project Start Date: April 2019
Anticipated Project End Date: July 2019

Reed Park Visitor Restroom Center / Harbor Office

Name of Grant/Purpose: Reed Park Visitor Restroom Center /Harbor Office
Amount Requested: $350,000
Municipal Match: 25% CPC-Harbor Fund
Application Due Date: May 1, 2019
Anticipated Award Date: October 2019
Status: Application Submitted / Pending
Anticipated Project Start Date: TBD

Central Pond Restoration and Revetment Permitting

Grant Purpose: To apply for state and federal permits required to restore Central Pond and replace the failing pond walls
Funding Source: Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Action Grant
Funding Amount Requested: $70,367.50
Municipal Match: $23,580.00 (In-Kind Labor and Cash)
Date Application Due: April 4, 2019
Anticipated Award Date: Summer 2019
Status: Application Submitted/Pending Final Decision
Anticipated Project Start Date: TBD
Anticipated Project End Date: June 30, 2020

Limited Commercial District Strategic Plan

Name of Grant/Purpose: Limited Commercial District Strategic Plan
Amount Requested: $50,000
Municipal Match: $20,000 in- kind services (staff) and public outreach expenses
Application Due Date: March 15, 2019
Anticipated Award Date: June 13, 2019
Status: Denied
Anticipated Project Start Date: August/September 2019
Anticipated Project End Date: February 2020