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August 1, 2013

Deadline SUNDAY!
Sustainable Jersey Small Grant Program  & Twitter Contest 

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Don't miss the last opportunity to submit a grant proposal for the first round of our Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program! 

are due to Sustainable Jersey August 4, 2013 at midnight!

We are pleased to announce that $380,000 in new grant money is now available to New Jersey municipalities.  Funded by Walmart, this cycle of the Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program will support seventy local projects that leverage resources to make communities more livable, environmentally friendly, and prosperous.

The first cycle of 2013 Sustainable Jersey Small Grants program will award local governments:

  • One $50,000 grant
  • Four $20,000 grants
  • Fifteen $10,000 grants
  • Fifty $2,000 capacity building grants

We anticipate a second cycle of the Small Grants Program in late September 2013.  

Twitter Contest: What would an extra $1,000 mean to your Green Team?
Send us a tweet by August 4, 2013 and have an opportunity to find out!  Simply log onto Twitter, follow us, then @reply us (aka include @SJ_Program and use #SJWalmartGrants in your tweet) and explain what an extra $1,000 would mean to your Green Team as creatively and meaningfully as possible. You could win a $1,000 first-prize or $500 for a second-prize.  Winner to designate the Sustainable Jersey certified or registered town that will receive the grant money.  To learn more information about the contest rules, visit our Twitter Contest page, or view the Official Contest Rules.   

To learn more about the Small Grants Program, visit the Current Opportunities page on the website or contact John Loyer, the Small Grants Coordinator, at 609-771-2836, or





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