The Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides local and state funds for affordable housing, historic resources, open space and recreation land. Click on any of this site's main links to learn more about the CPA and Newton's program.
(For a slide show of past Newton CPA projects by neighborhood, click here.)
For submission deadlines and dates of later CPC meetings, use our Calendar link. Off-cycle full proposals are due 1 month prior to their requested public hearing dates -- significantly earlier than the regular deadlines.
The required first steps in the funding process are an in-person orientation meeting with staff and discussion of a short pre-proposal with the CPC at one of its regular public meetings. Sponsors of projects aimed at funding rounds in Fy18 or later must:
Sponsors are strongly encouraged to request orientation meetings and submit pre-proposals well ahead of the deadlines for their target funding round. The CPC has more time for thoughtful discussion of early pre-proposals, which can also help the Committee consider reserving current funds for future use.
For a full-size PDF version of this slide show, click here.
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