The Board of Commissioners announced at the October 17th meeting, their desire to create a $1,000,000 grant program for local nonprofits through monies received from the American Rescue Plan.
The grant application period is now open and interested nonprofits can the application and instructions on the County’s homepage at https://www.hunterdon-rescue-fund-resources.com/non-profit
The application period runs from November 13, 2023, until 5 pm on December 8, 2023. Questions about the application can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and Hunterdon County will also offer an online grant information session on November 20, 2023.
Grant funding will be targeted to support local nonprofits who were on the front lines of responding to the COVID-19 Public Emergency Health Crisis and those that have experienced negative economic impacts as a result of the crisis.
Recipients will be required to submit financial reports and other supporting documentation to meet the Federal reporting requirements for these dollars. Funding decisions will be made in the first quarter of 2024, and it is likely that applications may exceed funding availability.