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City Of Holyoke, Massachusetts Community Preservation Application Information

The applications period for CPA funding is currently closed. The first funding cycle for Fiscal Year 2019 is underway with 12 applications submitted on November 30, 2018. Interested applicants can apply for funding the following year, in FY 2020. (For further inquiries on CPA funding, contact Project Manager, Amy Landau at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The City of Holyoke will award Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding for the first time in spring of 2019 for the revenues received in fiscal year 2018 (FY18). Check this website often and also like our Facebook page to get reminders and updates.

Applicants: Please read  and review all of the information and instructions below before applying for funding.

This information includes:

  1. An explanation of the application and review process
  2. Instructions for submitting a full application for FY18 funding
  3. Scoring criteria

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 FY19 CPA Application Review Schedule – Subject to Change

 Step

 Timeline/Deadline

1

 Introduction Meeting for first round of CPA funding

 July 31, 2018

2a

 Applicants submit eligibility determination forms

 Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 by 12:30 PM

2b

 CPC responds to eligibility determination forms

 October 26, 2018

3

 Applicants submit funding applications

 Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 by 12:30 PM

4a

CPC Members submit questions for applicants (due date)

 January 7, 2019

4b

 Applicants submit replies to questions (compiled/emailed to CPAC)

 January 22, 2019

5

 CPC Meetings with Applicants

 January 28 – Feb 1, 2019

5a

 Applicants present projects at public community meetings

 February 5-8, 2019 (TBD)

6

 CPC Discuss and complete Recommendations

 February 13 (and Feb. 20, 2019 if necessary)

7

 CPC submits draft recommendations for Mayor review

 February 27, 2019

7a

 CPC Finalizes Council Orders

 March 6 (March 13 if necessary)

8

 Submit budget to Mayor in accordance with Sec. 2-469(c)

 March 22, 2019

9

 CPC submits final recommendations to City Council; Council votes on CPC recommendations

 March 19, 2019 (approx. date)

9

 CPC issues award letters

 April 26, 2019

10

 Grant agreements executed

 May 17, 2019

11

 CPC Reviews Community Needs and Application Process

 June 12, 2019