Sustainable Jersey is pleased to announce that the PSEG Foundation is contributing $200,000 to support another cycle of funding for New Jersey municipalities.
Donor Name: Sustainable Jersey
State: New Jersey
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $10,000 to $100,000
Grant Duration: 2 Years
With this contribution, the PSEG Foundation has provided $3.4 million dollars in funding to support local sustainability initiatives in municipalities and schools across the state. The PSEG Foundation’s ongoing support of the Sustainable Jersey Grants Program is an excellent example of how public/private partnerships can encourage local grass roots efforts to improve the quality of life in New Jersey.
The grants program is an important program benefit for New Jersey municipalities participating in Sustainable Jersey. Funding supports efforts to implement projects that help municipalities gain points needed for Sustainable Jersey certification and make progress toward a sustainable future. The funded projects serve as practical and innovative models for the rest of the State and make measurable contributions toward the long-term goal of a sustainable New Jersey.
This 2024 Sustainable Jersey Grants Program cycle funded by the PSEG Foundation will award:
- Four $20,000 project grants
- Eight $10,000 project grants
- Twenty $2,000 project or green team support grants
The $20,000 and $10,000 “large” grants have an 18-month performance period. The $2,000 grants have a 12-month performance period.
Municipalities not meeting the following eligibility rules are not eligible to apply for a grant. Sustainable Jersey staff will verify the information provided. Applicants that do not meet the eligibility requirements will not be considered for an award.
Standard Eligibility Rules
- To be eligible to apply for a grant in this cycle, the following requirements must be met:
- The applicant must be a New Jersey municipal government.
- The applicant must be registered or certified with the Sustainable Jersey program AND have appointed a green team that meets the Green Team Action Standard.
For more information, visit PSEG Foundation.