The Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides local and state funds for affordable housing, historic resources, open space and recreation land. To learn more about the CPA and Newton's program, click on any of the links above or at left or click here to sign up for email updates!
Slide Show of Current Newton CPA Proposals & Projects
(For a slide show of Newton's completed CPA projects, scroll down or click here.)
Agenda requests and their associated written materials for the CPC meeting on 14 May 2019 are due by Friday, 26 April 2019.
Dates & deadlines for other CPC meetings in 2019 are available from our Calendar link.
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. Any project intending to request funds in the annual Fy20 (fall 2019) funding round:
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.
Most files on this website are in PDF format. Download the free software needed to read these files by clicking on this link: http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/. If an apparent hyperlink within or to a PDF file no longer works, please ask staff for assistance in finding the document you need.