The Board of Chosen Freeholders has allocated $2 million from the annual Monmouth County Open Space Trust Fund for cooperative projects with Monmouth County municipalities. Both land acquisition and development for park, recreation, and open space purposes are eligible for funding.
The Monmouth County Municipal Open Space Grant Program is a competitive program. The project eligibility and evaluation criteria are described in the Policy and Procedures Manual. Please see below.
Applications for 2018 funding will be mailed to Mayors, Administrators and Clerks of all Monmouth County municipalities in June 2018.
The Board of Chosen Freeholders selected the following projects for 2017 funding:
Stattel Farm Acquisition - $250,000
Little Silver Borough
14 Parker Ave. Acquisition - $190,000
510 Stage Coach Road Acquisition - $113,000
Gravelly Park Improvements Phase 2 - $100,000
Sunshine Field Skate Park - $165,000
Colts Neck Township
De Angelis Property Acquisition - $250,000
Municipal Park Roller Hockey Rink - $200,000
Mallard Park Improvements Phase 3 - $100,000
Multiple Park Improvements - $175,000
Sea Girt Borough
Baltimore Park Improvements Phase 2 - $50,000
Fort Monmouth Bldg. 918 Rec. Center - $200,000
Long Branch City
Florence Avenue Park Enhancement - $47,000
Multiple Playground Renovations - $150,000
Monmouth Beach Borough
Griffin Park Playground Renovation - $100,000
Phillips Park Basketball Improvements - $43,000
Spring Lake Borough
Divine Park Improvements Phase 2 - $100,000
The Program is administered by the Monmouth County Park System on behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders. Questions and correspondence should be addressed to the Monmouth County Park System, Acquisition and Design Office, Attn: Open Space Grant Program, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738. For additional information, please call 732-842-4000, ext 4472 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.