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. This information is detailed in the grant applications. A summary of Sullivan Renaissance grant programs can be found 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.
The Municipal Partnership Program engages local governments in beautifying public spaces, enhancing code enforcement and building healthy communities. Towns and Villages applying for this program are encouraged to collaborate with volunteer groups in their community. Eligible applicants include municipalities (towns and villages). Application deadline is February 1.
Technical Assistance Grants are intended to fund professional services from architects, landscape architects, engineers and other design professionals for community-based projects that may be eligible for future Sullivan Renaissance funding. In most cases, payment will be made directly to a pre-approved consultant. Rolling deadline for grant applications through October 1.
Community Development Grants are designed primarily to assist municipalities and local development corporations with care of public spaces, place making projects & neighborhood revitalization. Innovative pilot projects in consultation with Sullivan Renaissance staff may also be considered. Eligible applicants include municipalities (towns and villages) and non-profit organizations. Rolling deadline for grant applications through October 1.
Business Assistance Grants are designed to assist businesses with projects aimed at enhancing their curb appeal, including landscaping, signage and façade improvements. In addition to grants, business may also apply for architectural design assistance and business mentoring services. Grant application deadline is April 1.