Program Questions:
Environmental Protection Fund: Parks, Preservation and Heritage Grants

Q_6914

Have you read the 2018 CFA Guidance Document for this grant program, which can be found in the CFA Resource Manual or by clicking here ?

Q_5757

Is the applicant a municipality, public authority, public benefit corporation, or a State agency OR is the applicant a Not-for-Profit organization formed pursuant to or subject to the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law and qualified for tax-exempt status under the Federal Internal Revenue code and prequalified in the Grants Gateway?

Q_6376

Does the project meet one or more of the following descriptions?
• A Park project for the development or improvement of park and/or recreational facilities to preserve, rehabilitate or restore lands, waters or structures for park, recreation or conservation purposes.
• A Historic Preservation project to improve, restore or rehabilitate property listed or currently proposed for listing on the State or National Register of Historic Places to protect the historic, cultural or architectural significance thereof.
• A Heritage Area project to develop a site or facility identified in the approved management plan for a state-designated Heritage Area.
• A project to acquire property necessary for a Park, Historic Preservation or Heritage Area project described above.
• A stand-alone planning project for planning or structural assessment necessary for a Park, Historic Preservation or Heritage Area project described above.

Q_6896

Does the applicant own in fee, or have an ownership interest in the property (deed, lease, operating agreement, contract of sale, option agreement, letter of intent from the seller/donor, or--for stand-alone planning grants--permission of the owner to access the property for the purposes of this project)?

Q_6897

If parties other than the applicant own or have some ownership interest in the property, are those parties aware of this application? AND, if the application is successful and the grant requires it, have those parties agreed to (a) provide a letter granting full access to the property as needed for the project, (b) sign the project agreement, (c) execute documents, such as a Conservation Easement, Preservation Covenant or Public Access Covenant, establishing long-term protections for the property, (d) be subject to State Alienation Law, and (e) execute documents subordinating their interest in the property? If the applicant is full fee simple owner and no other party has an ownership interest or lien in the property, answer “Yes.”

Q_6899

Is the applicant able to provide the required match, and make expenditures prior to receiving reimbursements from the grant funds if an award is made?

Q_5760

Is this project for the acquisition of substitute property to satisfy the requirements for State alienation or Federal conversion?

Q_928

Project Street Address: Please input the project street address (Street Number and Street Name only).

If the project has multiple locations, please input the primary street address of the project. If the project does not have a definite street address, please input the approximate street address of the project (Street Number and Street Name only).

Q_565

Project City

Q_568

Project State
  • AA,AL,AK,AZ,AR,CA,CO,CT,DE,FL,GA,HI,ID,IL,IN,IA,KS,KY,LA,ME,MD,MA,MI,MN,MS,MO,MT,NE,NV,NH,NJ,NM,NY,NC,ND,OH,OK,OR,PA,RI,SC,SD,TN,TX,UT,VT,VA,WA,WV,WI,WY,AS,DC,FM,GU,MH,MP,PW,PR,VI

Q_972

Project county or counties.

Q_1034

Project ZIP Code. (please use ZIP+4 if known)

Q_3527

US Congressional District where the project is located.
  • 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27

Q_616

For more than one project location, please provide full address(es) for each location. If Not Applicable, indicate "NA".

Q_184

NYS Assembly District where the project is located. (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_190

NY Senate District where the project is located. (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_572

Project Latitude (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_573

Project Longitude (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_550

If you are a DBA, what is your DBA name?

Q_549

Type of Applicant (select all that apply)
  • Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village, Tribal, School District, County or Town Improvement District, District Corporation, For-Profit, Not-For-Profit, Individual, S Corporation, C Corporation, IDA, LDC,LLC,LLP, Public Authority, Public Benefit Corp, Sole-Proprietorship. HDFC,BID, LP,Boards Of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), Fire District, Regional Planning and Development Board, Public Library, Association Library,College/University/Community College

Q_556

Select an applicant ID type from the list below that you normally use to identify your organization on application forms.
  • Charity Reg #, Duns Number, Federal Tax ID Number, NYS Unemployment Insurance Tax Number, Social Security Number, NYS Vendor Identification Number (SFS)

Q_2655

Based on your selection from the previous question, enter your applicant ID number. (Please do not provide your social security number).

Q_969

If you are a business, have you been certified as a New York State Minority or Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)?
  • Yes, No, N/A

Q_546

Legal Name of Applicant

Q_5416

Applicant First Name

Q_5417

Applicant Last Name

Q_551

Applicant Street Address

Q_552

Applicant City

Q_553

Applicant State

Q_554

Applicant ZIP Code. (please use ZIP+4 if known)

Q_651

Applicant Telephone Number, (please include area code)

Q_555

Applicant Email Address

Q_5257

Contact Salutation
  • Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr.

Q_547

Contact First Name

Q_1049

Contact Last Name

Q_1050

Contact Title

Q_5490

Primary Organization

Q_3688

Contact Street Address

Q_3689

Contact City

Q_3690

Contact State

Q_3691

Contact ZIP Code

Q_562

Primary Contact Phone Number. (please include area code)

Q_3692

Contact Email

Q_5475

Contract Salutation
  • Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr.

Q_5476

Contract First

Q_5477

Contract Last

Q_5478

Contract Title

Q_5491

Authorized Organization

Q_5479

Contract Street

Q_5480

Contract City

Q_5481

Contract State

Q_5482

Contract Zip

Q_5483

Contract Phone

Q_5484

Contract Email

Q_5493

Additional Salutation
  • Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr.

Q_1052

Additional Project Contact First Name

Q_970

Additional Project Contact Last Name

Q_1051

Additional Contact Title

Q_5492

Additional Organization

Q_3693

Additional Contact Street Address

Q_3694

Additional Contact City

Q_3695

Additional Contact State

Q_3696

Additional Contact ZIP Code

Q_3697

Additional Contact Telephone Number

Q_561

Additional Contact Email Address

Q_4199

Please select the primary sector or characterization that best defines this project.
  • Agriculture, Arts/Culture/Cultural Institutions, Biomedical/Medical, Community Development, Education/College/University, Energy, Environment, Financial Services, Food/Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Housing, Industrial/Manufacturing, Information Technology Services/Communications, Infrastructure, Municipal/Government, Office, Research & Development, Tourism/Travel, Transportation, Water/Wastewater/Sewer, Waterfront Revitalization, Workforce Development,Business Development,Technology Commercialization

Q_4198

Please select the secondary sector or characterization that best defines this project.
  • Agriculture, Arts/Culture/Cultural Institutions, Biomedical/Medical, Community Development, Education/College/University, Energy, Environment, Financial Services, Food/Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Housing, Industrial/Manufacturing, Information Technology Services/Communications, Infrastructure, Municipal/Government, Office, Research & Development, Tourism/Travel, Transportation, Water/Wastewater/Sewer, Waterfront Revitalization, Workforce Development,Business Development,Technology Commercialization

Q_3762

Does your project directly address the needs of people in your region who are living in poverty and who seek resources for inclusion in the economic life of New York State?

Q_3763

How does your project seek to apply CFA funds for the purpose of eliminating barriers to skilled employment by poor people in your region, as identified by the Opportunity Agenda? Please describe any efforts to collaborate at the local or regional level (i.e. public, private, labor, philanthropic sectors).

Q_3764

How does your project build workforce development programs, improve physical infrastructure, and/or establish social services that connect people living in poverty in your region with skilled employment, in correspondence with the economic revitalization priorities, distressed community targets, and the industry growth areas identified in the Opportunity Agenda and Strategic Plan?

Q_4200

Does your project provide opportunities for Veterans’ to participate in the workforce, or improve services to the Veterans’ and military families in New York?

Q_4201

If Yes, please explain how your project impacts the Veterans’ and military families in New York.

Q_6048

Does your project advance downtown revitalization?

Q_6047

If Yes, please detail how it will attract and retain residents, visitors and businesses and transform neighborhoods.

Q_575

Project Description. Concisely describe the project, indicating the location, what will be planned, designed, acquired, and/or constructed, the issues/opportunities to be addressed, and expected outcomes and deliverables. Additional details will be collected later in the application process.

Q_976

Statement of Need

Q_930

Explain what makes your project a regional economic priority - for example creates jobs, economic investment, sustainability and community revitalization, government efficiency or consolidation etc.

Q_2366

How does your project align with the Regional Economic Development Council’s Strategic Plan/Upstate Revitalization Initiative Plan? (strategic plans are located at https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/ )

Q_929

Current State of Project Development (i.e. planning, preliminary engineering, final design, etc. You may enter N/A for non-project related applications)

Q_975

Estimated Project Timeline: including project start/completion dates, estimates for design, permitting and construction or other major steps. (You may enter N/A for non-Project related applications)

Q_580

Provide a list of all federal, state, and local reviews, approvals, or permits needed or completed, including the dates when they are expected to be completed or were completed. If Not Applicable, indicate "NA".

Q_2364

What is the status of State and/or Federal Environmental Review? If review of the project is underway or completed pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), please indicate the lead agency (if applicable).

Q_1054

If National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Record of Decision has been issued, please explain (include date of Record of Decision).

Q_2362

If funding was awarded in prior CFA rounds, what were the CFA numbers for which funding was awarded? (separate multiple CFA numbers with commas)

Q_4160

For each program to which you are applying under the CFA, explain your strategy for proceeding if the full amount of requested funding, required matching funds, and temporary financing are not secured as expected, or committed sources become unavailable.This explanation must address any proposed project phases, and both CFA and non-CFA sources of funds.

Q_6445

Is the applicant organization a Partner or Friends group proposing to undertake work in a State Park or Historic Site?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_6272 will be displayed

Q_6272

Attach letter(s) of support from the OPRHP Regional Director and Capital Facilities Manager with this application.

Q_7020

Is the applicant proposing a park or recreational project to be considered for funding under the Parks program?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_7021 will be displayed

Q_7021

Is the applicant a Not-for-Profit organization?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_7019 will be displayed

Q_7019

Attach a resolution of municipal endorsement with this application. If the project is located on State land, attach a statement that the municipal endorsement is not required.

Q_7015

Provide demographic and other relevant data or information which demonstrates the degree to which the project will primarily serve either (1) a densely populated area where recreational opportunities have sustained physical deterioration, decay, neglect, or disinvestment, or (2) an area where a substantial proportion of the residential population is of low income or otherwise disadvantaged and underserved with respect to existing recreational opportunities.

Q_6915

Is the project property:(a) individually listed on the State and/or National Register of Historic Places, or (b) located within a historic district which is listed on the State and/or National Register of Historic Places and which is identified in the district nomination form as contributing to the significance of the district, or (c) scheduled for nomination review at the State Review Board meeting of June 7, 2018 or September 6, 2018? If the project property is located within a historic district which is listed on the State and/or National Register of Historic Places, but the district nomination does not clearly identify the property as contributing to the significance of the historic district, contact the National Register representative for your county for assistance; see contacts link in the Scoring Tips.
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_7011 will be displayed

Q_7011

Is the long-term goal of this Planning, Acquisition or Construction grant primarily for the repair/restoration/rehabilitation of Historic features of the property? For example, restoring wood windows; repairing a slate roof; removing aluminum siding and restoring the wood siding; reestablishing historic brick paths in a landscape? If the long-term goal is primarily to repair or introduce Non-Historic features, please answer “no.”
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_7022 will be displayed

Q_7022

Do you wish your application to be considered for funding under the Historic Preservation program?
    1. If Yes is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_6916
      - Q_7025

Q_6916

Provide documentation of the Register listing (individual listing or identified as contributing to a historic district) or nomination review, the documentation needs to include the following information: (1) the official name under which the property was or will be designated AND (2) either (a) or (b) as applicable: (a) for properties listed in 2017 and before, the NR number as shown in the State Historic Preservation Office's CRIS system OR on the online, layered Grants Map for CFA (b) for properties listed in 2018 or currently proposed for nomination review, the date when the property was registered or is scheduled for nomination review.

Q_7025

Attach a summary of existing conditions and proposed work for which funding is requested, using the Historic Preservation Work Detail format as linked in the Scoring Tips. If this application is for a Sectarian Project, you must provide a comparison between Basic Repair and True Restoration as part of the proposed work narrative.

Q_6987

If the property has been officially designated as a local landmark or as part of a local historic district under local historic preservation legislation, provide documentation, such as the municipal list of designated properties, a copy of the landmark designation, notification letters, etc.

Q_5861

Is the project (1) located on a property within a designated state Heritage Area and (2) included in the approved Management Plan for that area and/or consistent with the goals described in that Management Plan?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_5862 will be displayed

Q_5862

Do you wish your application to be considered for funding under the Heritage Area program?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_5863 will be displayed

Q_5863

Provide a written approval/endorsement of the project from the local Heritage Area Management entity. If the project applicant is the Heritage Area Management entity, document as such.

Q_7164

Project review pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) must be completed prior to the award of any state and/or federal funds. If review of the project pursuant to SEQRA has been completed, please submit the Negative Declaration or Findings Statement. If review of the project pursuant to SEQRA has not yet been completed, note the status and timeframe for compliance and, for projects classified as Type I or Unlisted actions, submit a short or long Environmental Assessment Form, or, if the applicant is a not-for-profit organization, submit the "Environmental Review Form." See Scoring Tips for links to forms.

Q_7204

Schematic Site Plan: Provide a plan and/or elevations that depict the project site and its immediate surroundings identifying both existing conditions and proposed project elements as described in the project narrative.

Q_7329

Provide clear color images, both overviews and details, showing the property and illustrating existing conditions and areas to be impacted by proposed work. Photos should be dated, labeled and keyed to a site plan. Include photos of any structures more than 50 years old within, or immediately adjacent to, the project area. Provide views to these features from the project site, as well as views of the project site from them.

Q_7330

Submit a 1:24,000 scale USGS or DOT planimetric map with the subject property circled. See Scoring Tips for links to downloadable maps.

Q_6985

Does the project involve ground disturbing activities? Examples of ground disturbance include mining activities, multiple episodes of building construction and demolition, excavation, grading, trenching, and stump removal. For purposes of archeology, plowing is not considered to be a form of ground disturbance.
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_6986 will be displayed

Q_6986

Describe the proposed ground disturbing activity. If possible, show it on a site plan. If you have documentation of prior ground disturbance in the area of proposed work, attach documentation (photos, maps, site plans). If no prior ground disturbance can be documented, it may be necessary to conduct an archaeological survey prior to any work on the project. Your budget should take into account the need for an archaeological survey.

Q_7179

Is the project located in a public park facility, all or part of which is being sold, leased, exchanged, donated, disposed of or used for other than public park purposes?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_7181 will be displayed

Q_7181

Attach legislation authorizing the alienation with this application.

Q_7182

Does this project include acquisition of real property, as defined in the Scoring Tips?
    1. If Yes is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_7183
      - Q_7184

Q_7183

For projects that include acquisition, a written estimate of value (windshield appraisal/market valuation) for each parcel is required with this application.

Q_7184

For projects that include acquisition, documentation of the owner's intent to sell is required with this application.

Q_7185

Attach documentation of how the project meets the needs for an aging population, encourages participation by youth, or responds to changes in the composition of the population and social condition of the community, as described elsewhere in this application.

Q_6949

Attach documentation showing evidence of local need for the proposed project including information such as the number of similar facilities within the service area, amenities, size and condition of the facilities; accessibility and ADA compliance of existing facility; current use of the facility; and, the anticipated maintenance, operation, and level of use of proposed facility.

Q_6280

Document (1) any special or emergency situations or any State or Federal mandates affecting the need for the project, and (2) any threats to the property from negligence, development pressure or inappropriate treatment; include specific evidence of the seriousness and immediacy.

Q_1585

If the proposed project involves a remediated brownfield, provide a certificate of completion or letter from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) that recognizes the successful removal of hazardous waste.

Q_7009

Attach relevant sections of any previous or current studies that have been prepared for this property and/or project, including the date of the study.

Q_6281

If the project is consistent with regional, municipal or community initiatives, or is included in a local plan, submit clearly marked copies of the relevant sections of the document, clearly identifying the source and page.

Q_6951

Provide written documentation clearly identifying community involvement and support, as described elsewhere in this application.

Q_6946

Please provide Letters of Support for your project (if applicable). All letters should be scanned into a single PDF file and their total size cannot exceed 10 Megabytes (MB).

Q_7023

Attach an itemized Cost Share Summary, using the "Cost Share Summary" template and "Cost Share and Budget Help" document as linked in the Scoring Tips. For each element of the proposed project, as described in your Project Description and Project Narrative, itemize expenses by funding source and type. Describe the matching share in detail. Include the value of expenses that will be covered through donations, volunteer labor, grants from other agencies, and other matching sources. If this application is for a Sectarian Project, consult the "Information and Instructions for Sectarian Projects" on our web site to learn how to present the difference between the costs of Basic Repairs vs True Restoration, and use the Sectarian Cost Share Summary template as linked in the Scoring Tips.

Q_7332

For stand-alone planning projects involving just the preparation of plans and specifications, provide at least two professional estimates for the preparation of these documents or provide two professional estimates of the proposed construction costs or submitted construction bids, and identify the percentage of the professional fee to prepare plans and specifications. For other planning projects (condition studies, Historic Structures Report, Cultural Landscape Report, feasibility study, etc.), submit two estimates and documentation of consultants’ qualifications and/or licenses (and if Historic Preservation, from a professional as defined in the document “Historic Preservation Terms and Professional Qualifications” available on our web site as linked in the Scoring Tips.

Q_7326

Have consultants, managers and/or professionals been hired/selected for the project?
    1. If No is selected then Q_7328 will be displayed
    2. If Yes is selected then Q_7327 will be displayed

Q_7327

If consultants, managers and professionals have already been selected for the project, provide documentation of the procurement /hiring process, individual/firm resumes, and assignment/scope of services.

Q_7328

If consultants, managers and professionals have not been hired/selected, attach a description of the procurement/hiring method and provide a draft or copy of the Request for Proposals or other materials proposed for soliciting services.

Q_6919

For which program(s) should this application be considered? BEFORE making your selections, please note the specific eligibility and attachment requirements for each program as outlined in the 2018 CFA Guidance Document as well as the answers you provided previously to Program Eligibility questions in the Documents section of this online application.
  • Parks Program, Historic Preservation Program, Heritage Area Program

Q_5813

For which phase(s) of your project are you applying for EPF Parks, Preservation and Heritage Grant funding?
  • Planning, Acquisition, Development

Q_2138

What is the classification of property on which this project will take place? (Select all that apply.)
  • State Land, Municipal Land, Private Land, Federal Land, Dedicated Parkland

Q_6990

Is the applicant a sectarian entity?

Q_7010

Provide the project location ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) code and county; if project spans multiple locations, list all ZCTA codes affected. See the Scoring Tips for additional information and links to assistance.

Q_7335

The OPRHP Environmental Protection Fund: Parks, Preservation and Heritage Grants program is a reimbursement program. Grants can fund up to 50 percent of the total eligible project cost; up to 75 percent, if the project is located in a high-poverty area. To determine your project’s eligible level of State assistance, consult the online, layered Grants Map for CFA or the table, Poverty Level Table by ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA), on our web site as linked in the Scoring Tips. If the poverty level of the project location is 10 percent or more, the reimbursement can be up to 75 percent of the eligible project cost; if below 10 percent, then reimbursement can be up to 50 percent of the eligible project cost. Grant awards are capped at $500,000. Please indicate the Percent Below Poverty Level for the ZCTA noted in Q_7010; if the project spans multiple locations, list the Percent Below Poverty Level and ZCTA for each ZCTA affected.

Q_7013

Provide a brief (500 characters) "press ready" project abstract, including: legal applicant name; project location; general purpose of project. See Scoring Tips for examples.

Q_6286

In a detailed project narrative, (1) describe the work to be accomplished by this project, including component steps and approximate timeline, (2) explain how the items outlined in your Cost Share Summary template and CFA Program Budget will accomplish your project goals, and (3) describe how the proposed work is appropriate and will be accomplished according to accepted professional standards.

Q_6288

If the applicant is partnering with or applying on behalf of another entity/organization that will undertake the project work, be the principal payee of the grant, and/or take/retain ownership/use of the property, explain the fiscal relationship between the parties, the particulars of their participation in the proposed project, and who will execute the grant contract with OPRHP.

Q_3619

Describe your ownership interest in the property and any restrictions in ownership or use of the property.

Q_3444

For projects involving acquisition of real property (either purchase or donation), describe the status of the acquisition, including current ownership and circumstances of sale. Also list any restrictions on the use or ownership of the property, site or facility that is the subject of the grant proposal. Elsewhere in this application, you will be asked to document the owner's intent to sell and provide proof of the value of the property.

Q_6379

If the grant proposal is for a planning project other than the preparation of contract documents (plans and specifications), identify in detail the components of the final planning document or product.

Q_7347

If your project addresses opportunities for outdoor recreation, identify area(s) of principal benefit:
  • Park day use, Swimming, Biking, Golfing, Court Games, Field Games, Walking/Jogging, Camping, Fishing, Boating, Downhill skiing and snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Winter activities, Other

Q_6390

Describe the public benefit that will result from completion of the project. Show why the State should participate in the cost of the project. What is the economic benefit of this project to the citizens and visitors of New York State?

Q_7003

Explain in detail the recreational or heritage contribution of the project and how this will affect the vitality of the surrounding area or community.

Q_6031

Describe and document groups served by the proposed project. If applicable, describe how the project meets the needs for an aging population, encourages participation by youth, or responds to changes in the composition of the population and social condition of the community.

Q_4197

If this is an acquisition or development project that will provide new access and/or ensure open and reasonable access to a property, provide a buffer or add capacity to existing property, or protect environmentally significant resources, describe how this will be accomplished.

Q_6377

Describe and document evidence of local need including information such as the number of similar facilities within the service area, amenities, size and condition of the facilities; accessibility and ADA compliance of existing facility; current use of the facility; and, the anticipated maintenance, operation, and level of use of the proposed facility.

Q_6988

Describe the overall condition of the property, sites or facilities (past, current, proposed). Specifically list any proposed ground-disturbing activities, steps already taken to identify historic and/or archeological resources that may be impacted by the project, and measures taken or planned to protect and assure that the project will not damage or destroy historically or archeologically significant aspects of a property. Identify any structures or man-made landscapes over 50 years old in the project area, explain their significance, if any, and describe how they will or will not be affected by the project.

Q_3448

Note any special or emergency situations or any State or Federal mandates affecting the need for the project. Describe any threats to the property from negligence, development pressure or inappropriate treatment; be specific as to the seriousness and immediacy of the threat.

Q_6391

If the proposed project involves a remediated brownfield, describe how it will rehabilitate or restore the site.

Q_1432

Describe how public and community support was accomplished through citizen and community participation and/or public outreach. Describe the role and experience of municipal agencies, private organizations, consultants, volunteers, and others involved in the project.

Q_7336

Explain how the project relates to/is consistent with Federal and New York State plans, such as the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP), NYS Open Space Conservation Plan, New York State Historic Preservation Plan, or any other relevant statewide or Federal policies and programs (e.g., Erie Canalway Preservation and Management Plan, Preserve America, etc.). For Federal or State plans that are posted on the internet, cite the internet address and the specific pages of the documents where the proposed project is referenced.

Q_3450

Explain how the project relates to and advances regional, municipal, or community planning initiatives (for example, Comprehensive Plan, Watershed Management Plan, Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, neighborhood plan, local trails plans, etc.) including historic preservation efforts.

Q_7008

Describe relevant sections of any previous or current studies that have been prepared for this property and/or project, the personnel involved, progress to date, timetable for next steps, and any obstacles to proceeding.

Q_1572

Describe and document how the budget and costs were determined.

Q_370

Explain the strategy and resources for going forward after the project is complete; that is, for implementing grant-funded plans, developing and using grant-funded acquisitions, and maintaining grant-funded improvements.

Q_1434

Describe the administrative structures in place to administer the requested grant. Identify individuals who will be responsible for specific tasks, such as contract and grants administration, fiscal accounting, and project management. For those managers and professionals already hired, describe their qualifications. Summarize consultant selection process and schedule, noting whether it is completed, underway or proposed. For future hires, describe qualifications sought and procurement/hiring method.

Q_3626

If this application is successful, how will you monitor expenditures during the life of the project to ensure that the project stays on schedule and within budget?

Q_7343

Do you currently have any open grants with OPRHP?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_7344 will be displayed

Q_7344

List the project number(s), project name(s), and expected date(s) of close-out.

Q_6385

Will the project enhance and/or create opportunities for walkable public spaces for recreation, fitness, community gardens and open space in underserved neighborhoods (i.e., build green space, revitalize existing athletic and recreational facilities, create and enhance amenities at community gardens and schoolyards)? If so, detail the improvements and the expected results.

Q_6386

Is this a trail project that provides linkages to the Empire State Trail, and/or creates or enhances multi-use pedestrian and bicycle trails, creating physical and functional connections among already-protected state and local lands, historic sites, greenways, trails and waterways (including landscape and trail improvements and special features or signage to improve programming and interpretation)? If so, detail the improvements and the expected results.

Q_6541

If this project is being undertaken by an OPRHP Friends organization or other partner group, will the project occur in a State Park, Historic Site, or will it enhance the public’s access to already-protected state and local lands or historic sites by creating physical and functional connections (e.g. landscape improvements to facilitate connections, special features or signage to improve programming and interpretation). If so, detail the improvements and the expected results.

Q_1037

By entering your name in the box below, you certify and agree that you are authorized on behalf of the applicant and its governing body to commit the applicant to comply with the requirements of Article 15-A of the New York State Executive Law: Participation By Minority Group Members and Women With Respect To State Contracts by providing opportunities for Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE)/Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) participation. You further certify that the applicant will maintain such records and take such actions necessary to demonstrate such compliance throughout the completion of the project.

Q_1038

By entering your name in the box below, you certify that you are authorized on behalf of the applicant and its governing body to submit this application. You further certify that all of the information contained in this Application and in all statements, data and supporting documents which have been made or furnished for the purpose of receiving assistance for the project described in this application, are true, correct and complete to the best of your knowledge and belief. You acknowledge that offering a written instrument knowing that the written instrument contains a false statement or false information, with the intent to defraud the State or any political subdivision, public authority or public benefit corporation of the State, with the knowledge or belief that it will be filed with or recorded by the State or any political subdivision, public authority or public benefit corporation of the State, constitutes a crime under New York State Law.