Planning & Community Development Grants

Planning & Community

Development Grants


Sullivan Renaissance offers several grant programs designed to beautify public spaces, revitalize communities, and engage the diverse cultures of Sullivan County. Communities are also encouraged to undertake long-term planning and consider initiatives that address the economic, social and environmental well-being of Sullivan County.

All grants are subject to the specific eligibility, criteria and timelines associated with the individual programs and included in the grant applications. For a list of important dates to remember, click here.

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Through the planning and community development program, eligible applicants may request Municipal Partnership Grants, Technical Assistance Grants, Community Development Grants or Business Assistance Grants depending on the scope of their project.

Municipal Partnership GrantsClick here for application

The Municipal Partnership Grant program is designed to engage local governments in addressing issues related to beautifying public spaces, enhancing code enforcement and encouraging healthy communities. Towns and Villages applying for this program are encouraged to collaborate with businesses and volunteer groups in their community. Eligible Applicants include municipalities (towns and villages).

Application Deadline
January 30, 2017
Grant Amounts
$15,000
Match Requirements
$10,000 (cash or in-kind)
Flower Dollars
$500
Phase II Awards
     Golden Feather $100,000
     Silver Feather $ 50,000
     Bronze Feather
$ 25,000
     Judges’ Choice
$ 15,000

Participants in the Municipal Partnership Program are also eligible for a seasonal Project Assistant (formerly the Intern Program).

Technical Assistance Grants Click here for application

The Technical Assistance Grant program provides grants to eligible applicants needing expertise and assistance with engineering and design, conceptual renderings or professional development. In most cases, payment will be made directly to a pre-approved consultant. Eligible applicants include municipalities, non-profit organizations, religious institutions, community groups, and schools.

Application Deadline
rolling through October 1, 2017
Grant Amounts
up to $2,500
Match Requirements
50% (cash or in-kind)
Flower Dollars
N/A
Phase II Awards
N/A

Community Development Grants Click here for application

The Community Development Grant program provides funding to municipalities, local development corporations, community development corporations or other non-profit organizations interested in engaging in pilot projects at the invitation of Sullivan Renaissance. Examples of eligible projects include beautification, downtown revitalization, community development, economic development, capital improvement projects and inter-municipal or corridor-based projects.

Application Deadline
rolling through October 1, 2017
Grant Amounts
up to $5,000
Match Requirements
none
Flower Dollars
N/A
Phase II Awards
N/A

Business Assistance GrantsClick here for application

Business Assistance Grants are designed to provide targeted financial and technical assistance to businesses aimed primarily at improving their curb appeal and customer experience. In addition to grants for façade renovations and exterior improvements, the program also offers business mentoring and customer service training. Eligible Applicants: Businesses.

Application Deadline
March 31, 2017
Grant Amounts
up to $2,500
Match Requirements
50% (cash)
Flower Dollars
N/A
Phase II Awards
N/A