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.

Grant Resources

VTrans Grants

RFPs and RFQs

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.

Otter Creek Clean Water Service Provider

Down arrowOtter Creek Basin Clean Water Service Provider Call for Proposals

The Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC), in its role as the Clean Water Service (CWSP) Provider for Basin 3, the Otter Creek, Lewis Creek, and Little Otter Creek watersheds, is issuing a request for proposals for projects that improve water quality in Basin 3. Any proposed projects must be consistent with the Clean Water Initiative Program (CWIP) Funding Policy. Applicants must consult with DEC staff on potential project impacts on natural resources, like wetlands or river corridors and to give DEC 30 days to review project impacts. Projects must be in keeping with the vision set forth by Act 76, the Clean Water Service Delivery Act, and policies and guidance set forth by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to implement the Act.

For more information contact Mike Winslow at mwinslow<at> 802-578-9999

Down arrowBristol Flats Scoping, New Haven River, Bristol, Vermont

Addison County Regional Planning Commission is requesting proposals for a flood mitigation scoping study to evaluate flood risk, identify alternatives, issues and costs, estimate potential phosphorus reductions, and provide recommendations related to potential mitigation alternatives for the 1.3-mile reach of the New Haven River Main Stem extending downstream from Hewitt Lane bridge, Town of Bristol, Vermont

RFP document can be downloaded Here


Questions can be directed to Andrew L’Roe, 802.388.3141 x3, [email protected]

This project is funded through the Otter Creek Clean Water Service Provider (CWSP), charged with identifying, implementing, operating, and maintaining projects to improve water quality. Projects eligible for support from a CWSP must not be required by regulation, and must lead to phosphorus reductions. The work of the CWSP will be guided by priorities outlined in the Otter Creek Tactical Basin Plan.

Additional information can be found on the Clean Water Service Provider webpage:

Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

Down arrowLocal Hazard Mitigation Planning Services for the Town of Cornwall, Vermont

The Town of Cornwall, in Addison County, Vermont, is seeking the services of a qualified consultant to create a new Local Hazard Mitigation Plan for the Town of Cornwall.

Please deliver responses and inquiries to:
Town of Cornwall at [email protected]
Tanya Byker, Selectboard Chair at [email protected]

Water Quality Project Development Block Grants

Down arrowWater Quality Project Development Block Grants

ACRPC is administering a 2022 Environmental Conservation (DEC) Project Development Block Grant to subgrant up to $34,000 to develop water quality improvement projects. Funds should be used for getting landowners, municipalities and other partners "on board" with projects to improve water quality and to move those projects towards design and implementation. All project work, invoicing and reporting must be complete by July 1, 2024.

Grant description and application instructions

Activities covered by this grant include (but are not limited to):
– reviewing and prioritizing water quality projects listed in sources like stormwater master plans or tactical basin plans;
– contacting landowners to assess interest and feasibility;
– reviewing permitting concerns;
– meeting with towns;
– working with partners and/or online tools to estimate phosphorus reduction potential
– developing basic concept drawings

If you have questions, please contact Hannah Andrew at handrew at acrpc dot org

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Down arrowDepartment of Housing and Community Affairs

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


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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