Recent Grants

  1. 2021 Awards
  2. 2020 Awards
  3. 2019 Awards
  4. 2018 Awards

June 2021

Beverly has been awarded a $40,887.27 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program to support firefighter training and fire apparatus driver training.  

Beverly has been awarded a $180,000 Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) Jail Arrest Diversion (JAD) Program Grant to hire a two co-responder clinicians to support the Beverly Police Department Community Impact Unit. The grant will be used to fund 2 co-responder clinician positions that assist police staff on calls for individuals who need mental health and/or substance use supports. The Jail Arrest Diversion Program is a regional, collaborative effort between the Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Ipswich, Manchester & Rockport Police Depts.  

May 2021

 

Beverly has been awarded a $64,695 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Aeronautics for environmental compliance at the Beverly Regional Airport.

Beverly has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) from the Accelerating Climate Resiliency Grant Program. The purpose of this partner grant is to accelerate climate resiliency in Beverly and Salem through the Community Outreach Campaign for Building Retrofits project. This proposed project is a complement to the two cities’ joint climate action planning effort, Resilient Together (an MVP-funded project). This project seeks to conduct a targeted community outreach campaign and education to retrofit homes and businesses.

Beverly has been awarded a $57,162 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Beverly Regional Airport. The grant funds can be used for costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, janitorial services, combating the spread of pathogens at the airport, and debt service payments.  An airport sponsor may also assign these funds to cover lawful expenses to support FAA contract tower operations.  

April 2021

Beverly has been awarded a $72,000 MassDOT Aeronautics Grant to support a cold storage structure project a the Beverly Regional Airport. 

Beverly has been awarded a $19,986 FY21 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to purchase structural turnout gear and tools for the Beverly Fire Department. 

Beverly has been awarded a $7,500 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) to create an Artist in Residence Pilot Program. This project will create an opportunity for an artist-in-residence program in our downtown area that will include space for a local artist looking to build their audience and/or arts practice. 

March 2021

Beverly has been awarded a $140,000 Dredging Design and Permitting Grant from the Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council (SEC). The City is seeking to identify a suitable dredge sediment disposal option for the Bass River Maintenance Dredging Project. This grant funding will be used for a feasibility study to evaluate the initial viability of constructing a Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) cell within the limits of Bass River to permanently contain dredge sediments through a combined desktop study and field investigation approach.

Beverly has been awarded a $163,964 FY21 911 Support and Incentive Grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety (EOPSS) and Security/Office of Grants and Research (OGR). This grant funding will be used by the Beverly Police Department to assist public safety dispatch services in providing enhanced 9-1-1 service.

Beverly has been awarded a $108,046.70 FY2021 911 Department Training grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety (EOPSS) and Security/Office of Grants and Research (OGR). This grant funding will be used by the Beverly Police Department for 911 training courses and overtime costs coverage as well as for training meeting space.

Beverly has been awarded an $18,500 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) to support the Local Cultural Council (LCC). This public funding is provided to promote education, diversity, inclusion in the arts, humanities, and sciences to foster a rich cultural life for all Massachusetts residents and contribute to the vitality of our communities and economy. The Massachusetts Cultural Council receives funding from the Massachusetts Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Local Cultural Council (LCC) Program was established in 1982.

Beverly has been awarded a $17,772.73 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) for the fire and police departments to purchase naloxone and related naloxone and medical supplies to respond to opioid crisis related calls. 

Beverly has been awarded a $5,950 grant from the Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA) which will benefit our Council on Aging. This grant will fund a food insecurity program for distribution twice per month at the Beverly Senior Center. The Council on Aging plans to partner with different local restaurants and food trucks to provide healthy, nutritious meals for senior citizens.

Beverly has been awarded a $1,878 grant from the Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA) which will benefit our Council on Aging. This grant will fund a new 13-week “A Walk in the Woods” program that includes group walks led by Senior Center staff and Open Space and Recreation Committee members and reading the book A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. The goal of this program is improved mental health, exercise and a reduction of social isolation during the current public health pandemic for our senior citizens.

February 2021   

Beverly has been awarded a $98,268 grant from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs to support the Council on Aging operations. 

Beverly has been awarded a Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) $6,380 grant and a Senior SAFE grant for $2,880. Total grant award is $9,260 for public fire and life safety initiatives in our community. This important grant funding will be used by the Beverly Fire Department to teach fire and life safety to children in schools. The program teaches students to recognize the dangers of fire and the fire hazards of tobacco products through 23 key fire safety behaviors taught in developmentally appropriate ways. In addition, grant funding will be used for the Senior SAFE program, which aims to reduce older adult fire deaths through fire and life safety education.

January 2021

Beverly has been awarded a $85,965 Shared Streets Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). This grant funding will be used for new pedestrian infrastructure improvements, outdoor dining equipment including heaters which will facilitate outdoor activities, and promotion of public health with safe mobility.  

Beverly has been awarded a $66,040 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division. This grant funding will be used for permitting for the removal and replacement of existing security fencing encompassing portions of the airport property.  

Beverly has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Department of Fish & Game: Division of Marine Fisheries – Small Grants Program for improvements and repairs to the Beverly Harbor Pier.