Recent Grants

  1. 2022 Awards
  2. 2021 Awards
  3. 2020 Awards
  4. 2019 Awards
  5. 2018 Awards

DECEMBER 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $45,500 Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) grant through the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) Bureau of Air and Waste. This grant will allow the city to continue to implement eco-friendly policies that maximize recycling, composting & waste reduction programs.

Beverly has been awarded a $10,000 Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Program grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) – State 911 Department. This grant funding will be used to provide training for law enforcement and dispatch operations to support mutual aid deployments in cases of natural disasters, coverage for line of duty deaths, augment staffing due to widespread illness, and staff relief after major events. 

NOVEMBER 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $25,000 Community One Stop for Growth - Housing Choice Program Grant from the Baker Polito Administration and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED). This grant funding will be used to study and identify opportunities to address concerns about parking supply related to the City’s thriving cultural venues and downtown businesses and the possible redevelopment of a public parking lot.

Beverly has been awarded an $113,107.71 FY2023 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 a $163,964 FY23 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.space.

OCTOBER 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $133,188 FY23 State Formula Grant from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA). This annual grant funding is based on 11,099 senior citizens living in Beverly at $12/senior and supports operations at the Council on Aging.  

Beverly has been awarded a $62,575 Municipal Road Safety Program grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) Office of Grants and Research (OGR). This funding is made possible by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and will be used for traffic enforcement campaigns with a goal of reducing vehicle crashes and the resulting injuries and loss of life.

Beverly has been awarded a $6,765 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to support improvements at Sally Milligan Nature Preserve. Grant funding will be used to construct a new trail connection from the Cross Lane Fields soccer field to the existing trail system. Work will include raking and brush removal and building and installing a footbridge over a stream. Additional improvements to the trail system include installing bike racks at trailheads, installing a few benches, installing a new kiosk at the new trailhead, and updating the existing kiosk trail maps.

SEPTEMBER 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $56,590.90 grant from the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to support fire alarm upgrades including the installation of new system at the Central Fire Station for the Beverly Fire Department.   

Beverly has been awarded a Community First Partnership grant for $180,000. This funding will be used for implementing energy efficiency outreach in our residential and small business community and achieve exceptional energy savings by completing energy efficiency upgrades.

Beverly has been awarded a $170,000 grant from the Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (EVIP) to install direct current fast chargers (DCFC) at the municipal parking lot located at lower 11 Pond Street. 

Beverly has been awarded a $10,000 Naloxone grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) for the police and fire departments to purchase life saving naloxone, medical supplies and to provide training on usage as well as community engagements related to substance use and overdose.

AUGUST 2022

Beverly has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the Seaport Economic Council (SEC) to acquire the parcel at 4 Cabot Street in Beverly, MA. This acquisition will improve waterfront access for our residents and further support the maritime economy.  

Beverly has been awarded a $180,000 grant from the Mass Save Community First Partnership. This grant funding will be shared evenly with our partners in the City of Salem to support the jointly designed and implemented Beverly & Salem Energy Challenge from 2022-2024 ($60,000 per year for 3 years). Acceptance into the Community First Partnership program enables the Cities to improve residential & small business access to & participation in energy efficiency programs, with a focus on engagement with renters/landlords, moderate-income customers & English-isolated families.

JULY 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $100,000 Small Bridge Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to complete the design procurement process for the bridge on Elliot Street over the Bass River adjacent to the Cummings Center. 

Beverly has been awarded a $498,200 Bottleneck Reduction Program Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). This funding will be used for needed signalization improvements and installation of modern controllers at Route 62 intersection crossings at McKay Street, McPherson Drive, Beckford Street and Center Drive at Elliot Street to address significant traffic congestion bottlenecks. 

Beverly has been awarded a $200,000 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Action Grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to complete a comprehensive resiliency study of the Bass River area.  

JUNE 2022

Beverly has been awarded a Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) Jail Arrest Diversion (JAD) Program Grant for fiscal year 2023 to continue funding two co responder clinicians to support the Beverly Police Department’s Community Impact Unit. The grant is for $200,000 for a one-year period. Grant funding will be used to fund the 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 Grant is a regional collaborative effort between the Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Ipswich, Manchester and Rockport Police Departments. 

Beverly has been awarded a $64,695 grant from MassDOT Aeronautics. The grant funds will be used for the Beverly Regional Airport’s Storm Water Pollution and Prevention Plan (SWPPP) & Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) plans for environmental compliance as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).City of Beverly has been awarded a $200,000 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) action grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to complete a comprehensive resiliency study of the Bass River area.  

MAY 2022
Beverly has been awarded a $59,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The grant funds can be used for costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, janitorial services, combating the spread of COVID virus pathogens at the airport, and debt service payments. 

Beverly has been awarded a $70,040 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) – Aeronautics for the removal and replacement of required fencing at the Beverly Airport.  

Beverly has been awarded a $14,480 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) – Aeronautics for completion of a noise analysis model and report for the Beverly Airport as a part of the airport master plan.

Beverly has been awarded an $20,500 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. 

APRIL 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $2,500 Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Equipment Program Grant by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) – Office of Grants and Research (OGR). This important grant funding will be used by the Beverly Fire Department on response calls to provide medical aid for life threatening cardiac events and to save lives. 

Beverly has been awarded a $75,000 MRC COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Grant.  The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) awarded this Tier 3 grant to the Emergency Management Department/Mass Task Force 1.

Beverly has been awarded a $98,268 FY22 State Formula Grant from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA). This grant is based on 8,189 seniors living in Beverly (2020 census data) and supports operations at the Council on Aging.

March 2022

Beverly has been awarded two FY 2022 Survey & Planning Grants from the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC). The first grant is for $5,000, which will support the nomination of Lynch Park to the National Register of Historic Places. The second grant is for $20,000, which will support the Cabot to Rantoul Neighborhood Historic Resources Survey (Phase 1 of the project). 

Beverly has been awarded a $1,300 grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts MED-Project Drug Stewardship Program. This grant funding will be utilized for costs surrounding the management and disposal of unwanted household generated opioids in the medication collection receptacle in the Beverly Police Station lobby. 

Beverly has been awarded a $3,000 Hazardous Material Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grant from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). These grant funds will be used by Emergency Management/MA Task Force 1 for hazardous materials planning, training, and exercise activities with a goal of developing, improving and successfully carrying out emergency plans.  

February 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $6,275 Safe Grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS) and the Department of Fire Services (DFS). 

These grant funds will be used for fire prevention safety education with a goal of reducing annual child fire deaths and injuries.

Beverly has been awarded a $3,255 Senior Safe Grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS) and the Department of Fire Services (DFS).  These grant funds will be used to support education for fire prevention training for our senior citizens.

Beverly has been awarded a $7,974.36 Community Traffic Safety Projects Grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS) - Office of Grants and Research (OGR) for the Beverly Fire Department to purchase and distribute child passenger safety seats.

January 2022

Beverly has been awarded a $20,939.99 FY22 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to purchase structural turnout gear and a new drier for the Beverly Fire Department.

Beverly has been awarded an $115,017.54 FY2022 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 a $163,964 FY22 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.