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.

US EPA Brownfields

Down arrowU.S. EPA Brownfield Grant Application and Implementation RFQ

The ADDISON COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION (ACRPC) through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), is seeking a qualified environmental consulting and/or planning firm to provide assistance with: (a) securing United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and potentially other federal or state grants for the assessment, cleanup, or redevelopment of brownfields properties within Addison County, VT, and (b) implementation of environmental assessment, remedial planning, community outreach, and other environmental or planning components of grants for which funding is secured. The initial focus for the contract will be securing a U.S. EPA assessment grant as part of the U.S. EPA's annual Brownfields Grant Competition, for which it is anticipated grant applications will be due in October 2021.

Full RFQ here: ACRPC_EPA_Brownfield_RFQ_2021

For more information contact Andrew L’Roe at 802-388-3141 x3 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Friday October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm.

Current RFPs

Down arrowTransportation Planning Grants

The ACRPC TAC annually awards 2-3 grants for transportation planning for ACRPC communities

For more information contact Mike Winslow at 802-578-9999 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Friday September 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

Closed RFPs

Down arrowNew Haven Depot Building Relocation - Structural Mover

The Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) is issuing this Request for Proposals, on behalf of the Town of New Haven, for a Structural Moving Company (‘Mover’) to relocate the historical New Haven Depot building. The Mover will be responsible for the following: jacking, supporting, and moving the building, while coordinating with the Project Manager, and relevant stakeholders, regarding all logistics.

For more information contact John Van Hoesen at 802-388-3141 x4 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Thursday September 02, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Down arrowNew Haven Depot Building Relocation - Project Manager

The Addison County Regional Planning Commission is issuing this Request for Proposals, on behalf of the Town of New Haven, for a project manager (PM) to oversee the relocation of the historic New Haven Depot Building. The PM will be responsible for the following: estimating, bidding, bid leveling, recommendation for contract awards, coordination between contractors and overall management, supervision of construction, punch list and recommendation for sign offs, requisition review and recommendations for payments, coordinating logistics with all stakeholders, contractors, and utility companies.

For more information contact John Van Hoesen at 802-388-3141 x4 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Monday August 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Down arrowScoping Study - Culvert Replacement - Bridport - Middle Road - Due 7/16/2021

The Town of Bridport seeks consulting services for a scoping study to replace twin culverts on Middle Road.

For more information contact Mike Winslow at 802-578-9999 or [email protected]. Bids must be received by Friday July 16, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

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

Down arrowDepartment of Housing and Community Affairs

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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