Attention municipalities: Last Call for Better Communities grants!

Better_connections_downtown.jpgIf your community wishes to participate in the joint VTrans/ACCD Better Connections Grant Program, a pre-application meeting needs to happen by Friday, December 16th.  



The Better Connections Grant program offers $200,000 in planning grants to expand transportation options while fostering economic vitality for Vermont businesses and communities. The program, which is open to Vermont municipalities, requires a 10% local cash match.
The program supports implementation-focused, municipal planning initiatives that:
  • Provide safe, multi-modal and resilient transportation systems that support the Vermont economy
  • Support downtown and village economic development and revitalization efforts
  • Lead directly to project implementation                              

Grant applications are due January 13, 2017. All applicants must participate in a pre-application meeting with program staff by December 16, 2016. Please review the application guidance packet and use the application form to apply. 

For more information, contact Jackie Cassino, at 802-272-2368 or Richard Amore at 802-828-5229 and visit the grant website