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.

FY 23 Clean Water Service Provider Round 2 - Call for Proposals

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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. 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. The CWSP has approximately $823,000 available to fund eligible projects this round.

Request for Proposals for projects to reduce phosphorus loading in the Otter Creek Basin.

If you have questions after reviewing these resources, please contact Mike Winslow at mwinslow at acrpc dot org

FY 22 Water Quality Project Development Block Grants

Down arrowWater Quality Project Development Block Grant RFP

The Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) is administering a 2022 Environmental Conservation (DEC) Project Development Block Grant to subgrant funds to develop water quality improvement projects through July of 2024. Funds should be used for getting landowners, municipalities and other partners “on board” with projects to improve water quality and to move projects towards design and implementation. All project work, invoicing and reporting must be complete by July 1, 2024.

Please refer to our Q&A on this grant for further information.

Additional resources for this grant can be found at DEC’s “Applicant & Recipient Resources” page.

If you have questions after reviewing these resources, please contact Hannah Andrew at handrew at acrpc dot org

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

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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

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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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