Grants & RFPS

ACRPC publicizes grant opportunities and Requests for Proposals on this page. It assists its member municipalities in researching and applying for grant funds.

Requests for Proposals

ACRPC posts all open RFPs on this page. Please check back as the page is updated on a fairly regular basis. ACRPC’s RFPs contain detailed information regarding bid expectations and project timeline.

Current RFPs

Down arrowFinal Engineering Design of School St. and School 1 & 2 Sub Surface Infiltration Chamber Projects

In partnership with the Town of Bristol, Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) is issuing this Request for Proposals for consultant services to produce final designs of two stormwater management projects. These two projects (School St. 001 and School 1 & 2) are located near the Bristol Memorial Park and Bristol Elementary School Respectively, and are identified in the Town’s Stormwater Master Plan. The purpose of these projects is to reduce or eliminate stormwater runoff that feeds into an outfall to the New Haven River.

The Town of Bristol has received funding for this project from the Clean Water Design/Implementation Block Grant (DIBG). ACRPC has been hired by the Town of Bristol for project coordination.

For more information contact Maddison Shropshire at 802-388-3141 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Friday May 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

Grants Programs

ACRPC publicizes grant opportunities and assists its member municipalities in researching and applying for grant funds. If your community or organization is interested in grant funding for a project and would like assistance, please contact 802.388.3141.

Local Government Expense Reimbursement (LGER) Grant

Act 137 of 2020 appropriated $13 million from the State of Vermont’s Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars to fund the Local Government Expense Reimbursement grant program for expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency incurred between March 1, 2020 – December 30, 2020. Application deadline is extended to October 15, 2020.

Contact ACRPC’s Andrew L’Roe (alroe “at” acrpc.org) for assistance or more information

LGER program link: https://tax.vermont.gov/coronavirus/municipal-grants/lger-grant

ACRPC Applicant Information Presentation (8/20/2020)- Slides (pdf)

Required (if requesting >$3,300) FEMA Public Assistance application and information: https://vem.vermont.gov/funding/pa

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

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802-828-3211
Downtown Transportation Fund Grants

The Downtown Transportation Fund supports revitalization efforts in designated downtowns each year to help municipalities make a variety of transportation-related capital improvements (within or serving the downtown district and supporting economic development).

For more information

Amount: up to $100,000/yearMatch: 50% Due Date: March

Municipal Planning Grants

Funds technical assistance for municipal planning/zoning activities, encouragement of citizen participation/education and demonstration planning projects. To be eligible municipalities must have a current, regionally-approved plan.

For more information

Amount: $500 to $15,000Match: n/a% Due Date: end of October

Down arrowDivision for Historic Preservation

802-828-3211

Certified Local Government Program Grants

Grants to municipalities that are Certified Local Governments through the VT Division for Historic Preservation for resource identification/planning, National Register nominations, downtown planning, public education, archaeological and building feasibility studies.

Amount: $500 to $25,000Match: n/a% Due Date: early March

Cultural Facilities Grants

Operated in partnership with the VT Historical Society and the VT Museum and Gallery Alliance. Grants to improve facilities used by the public for cultural events and activities.

Amount: $750 to $4,000Match: n/a% Due Date: Fall

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