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Grants to Massachusetts Organizations in Eligible
Locations to Preserve Community Resources

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Grants to Massachusetts organizations in eligible locations to preserve community resources. The purpose of the program is to protect open spaces, support the development of housing, rehabilitate outdoor recreation areas, and preserve historic structures. Activities must take place in Wellfleet.

Funds are available for the following purposes:

  1. The acquisition, creation and preservation of open space
  2. The acquisition and preservation of historic resources
  3. The acquisition, creation and preservation of land for recreational use and rehabilitation of outdoor recreational facilities
  4. The creation, preservation and support of community housing

A project may encompass more than one funding category.

The Wellfleet Community Preservation Committee encourages proposals that address as many of the following general criteria as possible:

  • Contribution to the preservation of Wellfleet’s unique character, contribution to the vitality of the community, and contribution to the quality of life for its residents
  • Consistency with Wellfleet’s Local Comprehensive Plan and other planning documents
  • Feasibility
  • Urgency
  • Affordable cost
  • Service to a currently under-served population
  • Acquisition of threatened resources
  • Strong community support
  • Preservation of a resource or opportunity that would otherwise be lost
  • Leverage for additional public and/or private funds
  • Service to more than one CPA category

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GrantWatch ID#: 147900

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations may apply for funding.

Pre-Application Information:

Requests must be received by October 15 of each year to be considered for recommendation at the Annual Town Meeting in April.

Each application will be acknowledged when it is received. It will be reviewed for completeness and the applicant will be notified if additional information is required. Once the CPC has determined that an application is complete, the project sponsors will be given an opportunity to present the scope and details of the project to the CPC.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit Applications to:

Community Preservation Committee
Wellfleet Town Hall,
300 Main Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667

If you have any questions about the CPA or the application process, please contact Mary Rogers (774-722-9365).

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