County Program

The County Program uses Trust Fund dollars on a countywide basis for the following:

  1. Acquisition of land for open space conservation or recreation purposes.
  2. Acquisition of flood-prone properties to create open space to restore and/or conserve natural floodplain functions.
  3. Development and redevelopment of County Parkland land.
  4. Acquisition of agricultural lands for farmland preservation purposes.
  5. Historic preservation activities such as acquisition or upgrade.
Those that are eligible to apply to the County Program include:
  • Bergen County Department of Parks
  • Bergen County municipalities
  • Non-profit organizations with Qualified Charitable Conservancies under tax section 501(c)3.

Links to Program Areas and Applications:

Historic Preservation Grant Program  Farmland Preservation Program
 Floodplain Protection Program  Open Space Land Acquisition & Preservation Grant Program