Who has a shovel-ready project and would like to partner with us? We are submitting a Letter of Intent to the NJ Community Foundation/Dodge Foundation – NJ Recovery Fund. It is DUE 2/25/2013. Guidelines are:
Priority #4: Environmental Protection and Restoration Projects
The protection and restoration of natural systems and environmental infrastructure is essential to the long-term health, prosperity and resiliency of New Jersey and its communities.
A portion of the New Jersey Recovery Fund will be directed to projects that showcase and demonstrate environmental protection and restoration as a resiliency strategy, including:
• Green infrastructure solutions to storm water management and neighborhood flooding;
• Restoration of critical wildlife habitat, stream banks, wetlands, riparian corridors, and natural areas;
• Improvements to public access to open space;
• Research, modeling and data collection to prioritize and inform projects.
Overall preferences: Priority will be given to projects in the Delaware Bayshore, Raritan Bay, Meadowlands, coastal region, Pinelands, Barnegat Bay, and urban centers.
If you have a project, please email me ASAP at: firstname.lastname@example.org