River Access Funding for the Vicinity of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown
Approximately $750,000 is now available to help the area in the vicinity of the Villages of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown plan and construct improvements for recreational access to the tidal waters of the Hudson River. Funding for this grant opportunity is provided by the Natural Resource Damages (NRD) GM/Tarrytown Hudson River Settlement.
“River Access in the Vicinity of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown” Request for Applications (RFA) is for projects to provide new or improved access at sites for boating, fishing, swimming, enjoyment of nature, or wildlife-related recreation, or educational interpretation of the Hudson River estuary. These projects must be located on publicly accessible lands along the tidal Hudson or tidal portion of a tributary within 15 miles to the north or south of the former General Motors factory location (address 199 Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591) in the general vicinity of the Village of Sleepy Hollow or Village of Tarrytown. The minimum award amount is $10,500, and the maximum amount is $375,000.
The deadline for applications is March 20, 2019 at 3 p.m. The RFA for “River Access in the Vicinity of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown” is available online through the Grant Opportunity Portal of the NYS Grants Gateway.
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