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City Of Holyoke, Massachusetts Community Preservation Application Information

The deadline for the first phase of our 2020 application cycle, the Eligibility Determination Application, was on September 30, 2019. Those applicants who applied with the Eligibility Determination Application by the deadline were informed of their eligibility in October and 13 of these entities  submitted applications (deadline was November 15, 2019). See the list of FY20 CPA applicants/projects here.

For further inquiries on the CPA application process, contact CPA Manager, Amy Landau at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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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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 FY20 CPA Application Review Schedule – Subject to Change




 Introduction Meeting for first round of CPA funding

 July 24, 2019


 Applicants submit eligibility determination forms

 Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 by 4 PM


 CPC responds to eligibility determination forms

 Mid-October, 2019


Applicants submit FINAL funding applications

 Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 by 4 PM


CPC evaluates applications & accepts public input

 December 2019 - January 2020


 CPC Meetings with Applicants

 Late January  – Feb 2020 (TBD)


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

 March 2020


 CPC issues award letters

 April  2020


 Grant agreements executed

June / July, 2020


 CPC Reviews Community Needs and Application Process

 August 2020