Green Acres Program

Program Name: Green Acres Program

Resource Type: State

State: New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic

Agency: Program Source: Grant

Description: Green Acres provides low interest (2%) loans and grants to municipal and county governments to acquire open space and develop outdoor recreation facilities. Green Acres works with local governments from the time of application through project completion. Over 80,000 acres have been protected and hundreds of recreation development projects throughout the state have been financed through Green Acres’ Local and Nonprofit funding program.

Website: www.nj.gov/dep/greenacres/local.html