Grants Office

The Director of Grants is responsible for providing grants assistance to all City departments for the following:

  • Research grant funding opportunities from federal, state, foundation and corporate giving sources
  • Interpretation of grant application guidelines
  • Apply for grants for new initiatives, programs or existing projects
  • Stewardship and compliance of grants received
  • Training and support on pre/post-award grant administration

Grant Application Approval Form:
Grant Application Approval Form

Useful Tools:
Federal Regulations: Grant Policies – Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards: 

Grant Opportunities:
Commbuys
Mass.gov
Grants.gov
City of Boston Intergovernmental Funding
Massachusetts Municipal Association

Grants Resources & Support:
American Grant Writers Association
Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
Introduction to Proposal Writing
Foundation Center
Grants Professionals Association
National Grants Management Association

Recent Grant Awards:

NOVEMBER 2020

Beverly has been awarded a $1,750,000 grant from MassWorks to complete the intersection improvement project and Sohier and Tozer Roads.  The Sohier and Tozer intersection improvement project will dramatically improve safety for pedestrians and all modes of transportation and expand the bicycle network. Infrastructure improvements will also support commercial development in the area and facilitate the construction of a 77-unit Harborlight Community Partners multifamily, 100% affordable housing development.

Beverly has been awarded a $61,750 District Incentive Grant-COVID 19 Response Fund.  This grant funding is part of a regional grant which will benefit several North Shore communities who are battling the current public health crisis.  Beverly has received the aforementioned funding via its host community, Salem.  The funding is specifically for local public health with a priority towards COVID-19 surveillance and case identification including contact tracing.

Beverly has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the Baker-Polito Administration – Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) to conduct a study for diversifying housing choices, specifically to evaluate accessory dwelling units (ADU) in our community.

Beverly has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) to fund the restoration and preservation of the Emile Gruppe Mural which was created in 1973 and hung in the McDonald’s at Water Street for nearly 50 years.  The Beverly Historic District Commission (HDC) declared the mural a historic piece of artwork in 2020.  The Gruppe mural will be restored then installed at the Beverly Public Library in Fall 2021 for all to view and enjoy.

Beverly awarded a $33,000 Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) grant from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Air and Waste.  This grant will allow the city to continue to implement eco-friendly sustainability policies that maximize recycling, composting and waste reduction programs.

OCTOBER 2020

Beverly has been awarded a $78,386 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Beverly Regional Airport.  This grant is for “taking” reimbursements, consulting fees and compensation associated with the property @ 85 Burley Street, Danvers, MA.

Beverly has been awarded a $6,000 grant from Senior Care to support the Council on Aging.

Beverly has been awarded a $2,166.67 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) for the fire and police departments to purchase naloxone and related naloxone/ medical supplies to respond to opioid-crisis related calls.

Beverly has been awarded a $3,923.69 grant from the Department of Public Health (DPH) – Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences (BIDLS) to support the enhancement of local influenza vaccine activities for the upcoming Fall 2020 influenza season.

Beverly has been awarded a $16,212.50 grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life for election administration needs such as poll worker recruitment funds, hazard pay, and/or training expenses, polling place rental/cleaning expenses for early voting or Election Day and temporary staffing.  The Center for Tech and Civic Life provides grants to local election jurisdictions across the United States to help ensure cities and towns have the staffing, training and equipment necessary so this November every eligible voter can participate in a safe/timely way and have their vote counted.

SEPTEMBER 2020

Beverly has been awarded two grants through the Office of Coastal Zone Management’s (CZM) Coastal Resilience Grant Program.  The grants will fund a feasibility assessment and conceptual designs for green infrastructure at Obear Park for $58,340, as well as a vulnerability assessment and feasibility study for the Beverly Pump Station on Water Street for $135,445.  Both grants will fund the first phases of high priority coastal resilience projects.

Beverly has been awarded a $62,535 Green Communities Grant from the Baker-Polito Administration through the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER).  These grant funds will be used for improvements to save on energy costs at city owned buildings.  The Green Communities Division empowers the Commonwealth’s cities and towns to reduce their energy use and their carbon footprint on the journey towards healthier communities and stronger economies. The City of Beverly proudly joined the ranks on December 20, 2011 and is designated as Commonwealth “Green Communities.”

AUGUST 2020

Beverly has been awarded a $165,909.09 grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) to support the purchase of updated portable radio equipment for the Beverly Fire Department to ensure communications capability with all departments in the mutual aid responder area.

Beverly has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) to create a Sidewalk Poetry Program on Cabot Street.  This project involves the installation of four poems written by Beverly residents with installation on Cabot Street between Pond and Bow Streets.  This grant is in partnership with Beverly Main Streets.

JULY 2020

Beverly has been awarded a $7,500 grant from the Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) & the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) for Health and Wellness programming for the Beverly Public Library’s special project which will focus on alternative and complementary health therapies as well as increasing the health collection.

Beverly has been awarded a $280,500 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).  This grant funding supports non-entitlement communities through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CARES Act to fund microenterprise and public social assistance to address conditions related to impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

JUNE 2020

Beverly has been awarded a $3,730,552 Cares Act Grant from the Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F).  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides funds to states to support cities and towns during the current public health crisis. Cares funds are awarded for the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Beverly has been awarded a 3-year grant from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to fund a Municipal Assistance Coordinator in the Northeast District 2.  The grant funding represents $107,355/year.   The Municipal Assistance Coordinator will provide technical assistance and support to municipalities in the North Shore area to increase recycling, composting, and reuse, reduce the toxicity of the waste stream and foster regional cooperation and innovative approaches to waste reduction.

MAY 2020

Beverly has been awarded a $69,000 grant from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for operations at the Beverly Regional Airport.  The funds are awarded as economic relief to eligible U.S. airports affected by the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The CARES Act provides new funds distributed by various formulas for all airports that are part of the national airport system.

Beverly has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Aeronautics to support ADA access into the Beverly Regional Airport main building. This grant covers 100% of the project through Mass DOT Aeronautics with no matching funds required.

Beverly has been awarded a $6,000 grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS) Office of Grants & Research (OGR) to support the Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Grant Program during fiscal year 2020. Funding was made possible by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and will be used by the Police Department.

APRIL 2020

Beverly has been awarded the following grants from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) – Aeronautics. Total grant funding awarded is $228,607.46.  Funding for these grants will be used for required maintenance and improvements at the Beverly Regional Airport.

  • Mower with solar canopy – $30,000
  • Tree removal – $8,000 ($2,000 Airport match)
  • Snow blower – $120,000 ($30,000 Airport match)
  • Propane tractor with attachments – $70,607.46

Beverly has been awarded a $35,286 District Incentive Grant-COVID 19 Response Fund.  This grant funding is part of a regional grant which will benefit several North Shore communities who are battling the public health crisis.  Beverly has received the aforementioned funding via its host community, Salem.  The funding is specifically for local health with a priority towards COVID-19 surveillance and case identification including contact tracing.

MARCH 2020

Beverly awarded a $7,974.36 (FFY) 2020 Community Traffic Safety Project Grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s (EOPSS) Office of Grants & Research (OGR).   Funding for this grant is made possible by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  This grant funding will be used for the purchase of child passenger safety seats and to provide educational information outreach regarding the safe installation of child car seats.  The Beverly Fire Department maintains a child passenger safety seat installation inspection station, which is free and open to the public.

Beverly awarded a $4,980.90 Child Passenger Safety Seat Grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s (EOPSS) Office of Grants & Research (OGR).  This grant funding will be used by the Fire Department to purchase child safety passenger seats for the Child Passenger Safety Inspection Station which is free and open to the public for proper child seat installation checks.

FEBRUARY 2020

Beverly awarded a $48,000 Supportive Coastal Infrastructure Project Grant from the Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council (SEC) to repair the city’s commercial fishing pier.  This funding will be used for the first phase of the project which includes design, permitting, surveying and engineering.  Phase two will be the reconstruction project work.

Beverly awarded a $118,117 911 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 awarded a $100,000 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to complete a comprehensive climate action plan.  Beverly will be collaborating with the City of Salem, MA, on this joint initiative to develop a regional climate action plan that will address climate impacts and how both cities can proactively respond to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The plan will begin with greenhouse gas inventories for both Beverly and Salem and will establish clear actions and methods to reduce emissions and mitigate climate change impacts including events such as extreme weather, sea level rise, inland and coastal flooding, and severe heat.  Beverly was eligible to apply for this funding due to its designation as an MVP community.

JANUARY 2020

Beverly awarded a $5,663 grant for Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) and $2,730 grant for Senior Safe education from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Office of Governor Baker.  This grant funding will be used by the Fire Department to provide public fire and life safety educational programs which bring awareness of fire safety to both students and senior citizens.  Total grant award is $8,393 for public fire and life safety initiatives in our community.

Beverly awarded a $136,232 grant from the Volkswagen Open Solicitation Grant Program to purchase a reduced emissions diesel chipper dump truck.  This grant award is part of the 1st cycle of spending by the Baker-Polito administration and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) of the $75 million share of the $2.9 billion Environmental Mitigation Trust established under the 2016 settlement between Volkswagen and the U.S. Department of Justice. These grants are intended to reduce air pollution.

DECEMBER 2019

Beverly awarded a $96,285.84 911 Training and EMD Regulatory Compliance 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 & overtime costs coverage as well as for training meeting space.

Beverly awarded two grants from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) – $47,968 for alternative fuel technology conversion of medium/heavy duty vehicles and $10,000 for alternative fuel technology conversion of a light duty vehicle.  These grants are awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Vehicle Project.  This grant funding will be used by the Public Services Department to retrofit five vehicles in the City fleet with a goal of reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

Beverly awarded a $16,000 grant from the Traffic Enforcement (TE) Program grant from the Massachusetts 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 enforce impaired driving, DWI, high visibility speed enforcement, distracted and aggressive driving, and occupant protection year round.

Beverly awarded a $6,416.72 Washer-Extractor Equipment Grant from the Baker-Polito Administration. This grant funding will be used by the Beverly Fire Department to purchase a new washer-extractor to clean firefighting gear after it has been exposed to smoke, dangerous contaminants and other toxic chemicals.

NOVEMBER 2019

Beverly awarded a $98,268 grant from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) to support operations at the Council on Aging.

Beverly awarded a $700 grant from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA) to provide training for certified playground safety instructors who work in the Parks and Recreation Department.

OCTOBER 2019

Beverly awarded a $30,000 Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) grant from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Air and Waste.  This grant will allow the city to continue to implement eco-friendly sustainability policies that maximize recycling, composting and waste reduction programs.

Beverly awarded a $15,500 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).  This grant funding will be used to purchase a heavy duty trailer which will transport equipment and supplies to large scale incident emergency operations and evacuations to be used for logistics coordination led by Massachusetts Task Force 1.

SEPTEMBER 2019

Beverly awarded a $6,963 grant from SeniorCare to support the Outreach Program operated by the Council on Aging.

AUGUST 2019

Beverly awarded a $1,270,104 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support the MA Emergency Management Task Force 1 continued search and rescue capabilities development, operations and maintenance.

Beverly awarded a $37,500 grant from the National Grid Make Ready Program to install dual port electric vehicle charging stations in municipal parking lots located at 9 Washington Street and 10 & 11 Pond Street.

Beverly awarded a $10,000 grant from the MA Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) in coordination with the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS) to support launching the Beverly Public Library Play Program.

Beverly awarded at $1,300 grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medical Education and Disposal Project to support the drug stewardship program medication collection bin located in the Beverly Police Station lobby.

JULY 2019

Beverly awarded a $1,400,000 grant from the Baker-Polito Administrations’ Massachusetts Dredging Program to support the dredging of the Bass River.  The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) in collaboration with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs evaluate and manage the program.

Beverly awarded the following grants from the US DOT/Mass DOT Aeronautics and the FAA to support the Beverly Regional Airport : $1,391,648 grant from the to support runway improvements and $511,765 to develop a new Airport Master Plan (AMP).

Beverly awarded a $4,642 grant from the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA)/Victim & Witness Assistance Board to support two Beverly Police Department staff to attend the National Conference on Domestic Violence for professional development training.

JUNE 2019

Beverly awarded a $55,000 grant from the Massachusetts Historical Commission – Preservation Projects Fund (MPPF) to support the restoration of the Beverly Powder House.

MAY 2019

Beverly awarded two grants from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division to support the Beverly Regional Airport:  $33,885.63 grant for fencing & security and a $512,000 grant to purchase an airport sweeper machine for snow removal purposes.

APRIL 2019

Beverly awarded a $15,000 Survey & Planning Grant from the Massachusetts Historical Commission. This grant funding will be used to develop Beverly’s first comprehensive, city-wide historical preservation plan.  In addition, there is a $15,000 match that is being contributed as required from the Community Preservation Act (CPA) administrative funds.

MARCH 2019

Beverly awarded a $15,000 grant from the Massachusetts State Historical Records Advisory Board’s Preservation Grants for Veterans Collections, Sites and Memorials Program.  The purpose of this grant is to research veterans’ grave markers to catalogue and digitize records into a database.  Additionally, government issued veterans headstones and markers in various Beverly owned cemeteries that are in need of restoration and/or repair will be cleaned/replaced.  Many veterans’ markers are in need of repair due to age, falling over, fractures, moss/lichen growth, and or damage from years of being exposed to extreme weather coupled with a lack of maintenance/neglect.

Beverly awarded a $4,369 grant from Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research – Highway Safety Division (EOPSS/OGR/HSD) to for the Beverly Police Department to improve traffic safety on local roads for pedestrians and bicyclists.

FEBRUARY 2019

Beverly awarded a $70,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Aeronautics for the removal and replacement of fencing at the Beverly Airport.

JANUARY 2019

Beverly 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.

Beverly awarded a $5,407 grant for Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) and $2,813 grant for Senior Safe education from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Office of Governor Baker.  This grant funding will be used to provide public fire and life safety educational programs which bring awareness of fire safety to both students and senior citizens.

Beverly awarded a $1,975 grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to present Summer STEAM Programs and to utilize Online Reading Tracking Software at the Beverly Public Library.

Beverly awarded a $450 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) to present a Bubbleology Program at the Beverly Public Library. This grant funding will be used to offer Keith M. Johnson’s Bubbleology Program as an educational program to enhance the Library’s 2019 Summer Reading program.

Beverly awarded a $3,150 Youth Opioid Prevention Grant from the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office to deliver evidence based prevention programs to students at all grade levels about the dangers of opioids and other substance use.

DECEMBER 2018

Beverly awarded a $10,800 FY19 Traffic Enforcement and Equipment Grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS) in partnership with the Office of Grants and Research/Highway Safety Division.  This grant funding will be used to improve traffic safety and increase enforcement efforts in Beverly.

Beverly awarded a $5,000 Massachusetts Cultural Council Cultural District Initiative Grant to support the Beverly Arts District (BAD).  This grant funding will be used to provide staffing, implementation of the district plan, assist with promoting programming and events, and to coordinate meetings with district partners.

NOVEMBER 2018

Beverly awarded a $19,575 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the Baker-Polito Administration.  This grant funding will help the Beverly Police Department purchase equipment that will provide additional protection for our law enforcement officers and enhance security in our community.   $1.3 million was awarded to 77 local police departments.

Beverly awarded a $56,000 Massachusetts Department of Transportation Community Transit Program Grant from the Baker-Polito Administration.  This grant funding will be used to purchase a new vehicle for the Council on Aging/Beverly Senior Center.  The Beverly Council on Aging Transportation Program provides services to many Beverly seniors and individuals with disabilities and gives approximately 7,000 rides a year.

OCTOBER 2018

Beverly awarded a $150,000 Housing Choice Community Capital Grant from the Baker-Polito Administration.  Grant funding will be used to conduct feasibility, design, and engineering to transform the Beverly Depot train station and the adjacent area into a multi-modal mobility hub.  A redesign of the Beverly Depot train station area will improve pedestrian and bicycle access for all users and will provide full ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessibility.

Beverly awarded a $12,500 Department of Energy Resources Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grant to complete a heating system engineering study and bid specifications for the Beverly Department of Public Services Building.

SEPTEMBER 2018 

Beverly awarded a $13,760 Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Grant.  This grant funding will be used to purchase force protection equipment for our Fire Department personnel so they can respond effectively to potential active shooter and hostile events.  Equipment purchases include helmets, vests, and back packs which contain various medical supplies.  This grant will also fund active shooter/hostile event training which will help our first responders be prepared to use the equipment to provide triage, treatment, extraction and transport of victims in a rescue task force operation with a goal of saving lives.

Beverly awarded a $76,465 Port Security Program Grant from the Department of Homeland Security(DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA).  Grant funding is for the purchase of a shallow water patrol craft.  The specialized vessel will be used to respond to a variety of incidents along Beverly’s busy 12.5 miles of coastline and in Beverly Harbor.  The Beverly Harbormaster will utilize the extreme shallow water patrol craft for emergency response and recovery situations, risk management, and for preparedness to rapidly deploy for mutual aid to neighboring oceanfront communities.  This craft will significantly improve the response and recovery capabilities of our Harbormaster department.

AUGUST 2018 

Beverly awarded a $31,500 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program/Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Air & Waste to assist the city in maximizing our recycling, composting, waste reduction programs and educating residents about the environmental benefits and cost savings of recycling.  Beverly is an eco-friendly, certified green community that is committed to environmental sustainability.

Beverly awarded a $717,800 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  This 3-year grant will allow the City of Beverly to hire additional firefighters.  Appropriate staffing levels allow our fire personnel to adhere to the many safety codes, enforcements and standards.  By hiring additional fire department staff, service levels, emergency response times and department capabilities will be improved and strengthened to adequately serve the nearly 41,000 residents in Beverly.  This grant will help the Beverly Fire Department increase safety for our citizens.

JULY 2018

Beverly awarded a $400,000 Complete Streets Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MDOT) to support the Cabot Street improvement and reconstruction project which will be from Winter Street to Abbott Street.  This project will greatly improve the conditions on Cabot Street in Beverly, which is the primary street in Beverly’s downtown area.

JUNE 2018

Beverly awarded a $32,500 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program Grant from the Baker-Polito Administration. This grant award will fund a community resiliency planning process that will examine the vulnerability and strengths of our community and identify priority actions to combat effects of climate changes.

Beverly awarded a $20,000 First Responder Naloxone Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS).  This grant will help the fire and police departments be prepared on emergency calls to assist substance use and overdose victims.

MAY 2018

Beverly awarded a $100,000 Community Compact Cabinet (CCC) IT Program Grant from the Baker-Polito Administration to upgrade and consolidate the fire and police department dispatch services as well as modernize the records management system (RMS).

Beverly awarded a $2,625 Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Equipment Grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants Research and Research-Highway Safety Division to purchase federally approved child passenger safety seats for use at the Fire Department child passenger safety check up and fitting station.

Beverly designated Housing Choice Community (HCC) by the Baker-Polito Administration and receives $30,000 Housing Production Technical Assistance Grant from Mass Housing. Beverly is one of 67 cities and towns in the Commonwealth to be designated a “Housing Choice Community”.  The $30,000 grant will help drive housing production in Beverly and create vibrant, welcoming communities for our families, workforce and residents.  Grant awards were announced at a ceremony the Massachusetts State House on May 14.

APRIL 2018

Beverly awarded $300,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant (LWCF) from the Baker-Polito Administration to upgrade Pete’s Park.  The grant was awarded to renovate and make significant improvements to Pete’s Park and to provide access for all Beverly and North Shore residents to enjoy. These funds will allow Beverly to build Pete’s Park, fulfilling Pete Frates’ vision to provide complete playground accessibility to children in Beverly and throughout the region.  Beverly resident Pete Frates inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge to strike out ALS and continues to demonstrate incredible courage and strength.

MARCH 2018

Beverly awarded a $15,000 grant from the Massachusetts Downtown Initiative Technical Assistance (MDI) Program; Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development to assist the City of Beverly with a hotel feasibility study for the downtown.

FEBRUARY 2018

North Shore Coalition of Mayors and Managers Receives $125,300 Commuter Shuttle Grant.  The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (MAPC) transportation staff with support from the North Shore TMA submitted a successful application for Efficiency and Regionalization grant funding on behalf the Mayor Cahill and the North Shore Coalition of Mayors and Managers to fund a shuttle to connect commuter rail to suburban work/residential locations.  Partners for the shuttle along with routing between the Beverly Depot and locations in Beverly and Danvers are currently being explored.

Beverly awarded a $15,000 grant from the Massachusetts State Historical Records Advisory Board’s Preservation Grants for Veterans Collections, Sites and Memorials Program.  The purpose of this grant is to create a new memorial at Vietnam Memorial Plaza at One Ellis Square to honor Vietnam Veteran’s.

JANUARY 2018

Beverly awarded a $90,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health to create a Jail/Arrest Diversion Program.   The $90,000 grant was awarded to hire a full time co-responder clinician who will support police departments on calls for individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues.   This is a collaborative partnership grant that will support police departments in Beverly, Ipswich, Gloucester, Essex, Manchester and Rockport.