The following information came from the the City of Watertown:
The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) is accepting project applications for the FY 2023 funding round and will host application workshops on Aug. 3 and Aug. 9, 2022. Visit the CPC webpage for more information including: key dates, links to application instructions and application documents, or read How to Apply.
Apply for CPA Funding – FY 2023
Application Workshops (morning and evening options): Aug. 3, 2022, 10-11:30 a.m., Aug. 9, 2022, 7-8:30 p.m.
Project Eligibility Form Due Sept. 12, 2022
Applicant Notification of Eligibility Sept. 21, 2022
CPA Funding Application Due Dec. 1, 2022
Applicant Project Presentations Feb. 16, 2023, and/or March 16, 2023
To apply, complete the Project Eligibility Form online (click here) by the Sept. 12, 2022, deadline to ensure your project is eligible under the CPA. If you do not plan to submit your Project Eligibility Form immediately, prepare your responses in a separate MS Word or Google Document and then cut and paste your responses to the narrative questions in the online. Note: You cannot save your work.
If your project is on city-owned land and you are not a city entity, please upload a completed and signed CoApplicant Consent Form (click for fillable PDF) with your online Project Eligibility Form to obtain the permission and support of the City as well as assistance with project coordination. Plan accordingly to meet deadline.
The Community Preservation Coordinator will notify you of eligibility and then you may complete the online CPA Funding application. Before preparing your CPA Funding Application (click here), thoroughly review the Submission Requirements Checklist (click here) to gather the required documents applicable to your project. Also, you are encouraged to prepare your responses in a separate MS Word or Google Document and then cut and paste your responses to narrative questions. Again, your work cannot be saved. When submitting your application online, upload all the required documents applicable to your project, including a completed CPA Application Budget Form (click for fillable PDF). The upload field is limited to 10 documents. You may combine like documents into one pdf or contact the Community Preservation Coordinator for assistance.
The Community Preservation Committee will use this Application Evaluation Matrix (view here) as a guide in its decision making.
If you have questions, please contact Lanae Handy, Community Preservation Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-715-8620.