- Municipal governments
- County governments
- Non-profit organizations who are working on behalf of, in coordination with or with the support/endorsement of a municipal or county government.
Eligible Applicants must:
- be in substantial good standing with the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of the Treasury
- have a current NJ Tax Clearance Certificate provided by the NJ Division of Taxation
Eligible Proposed Projects:
The scope of work must include surveying of properties that are located within a Government Restricted Municipality (GRM); or include the surveying of properties that fit the program’s definition of distressed assets based on the type of survey proposed as follows:
- Municipal Survey – Scope of work for the survey must include the surveying of properties associated by location and located within a specific municipality. Such municipality must be a GRM.
- Thematic Survey – Scope of work for survey must include the surveying of properties closely associated by a theme such as a historic event/time period, industry, architectural type/style, or group of individuals (race, ethnicity, LGBTQ+, etc.). Geographic boundary for investigation may be regional (municipal or county) or statewide. Unless all properties to be surveyed are located within a GRM, the applicant must demonstrate that at least 10% of properties expected to be surveyed fit the program’s definition of distressed asset by providing a site map showing proposed survey boundaries and location of identified distressed assets with accompanying photographs of buildings to demonstrate condition
Work must be completed by a professional or consultant meeting professional qualifications for either “Historian”, or “Architectural Historian” outlined in the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation, 48 Fed. Reg. 44716, as updated and revised by the National Park Service, which are currently defined and used by the National Park Service, and as previously published in 36 CFR Part 61.