Small Project Partnerships

NJPA is pleased to continue our Small Project Partnership opportunity for Region 5 Cities, Counties, and Other Government Associations. 

Small Project Partnership Fund Best Practices & Guidelines

  • Must be Region 5 City, County, or Other Government Association
  • Each project should be an innovative project that builds & promotes shared economies and/or professionals
  • Must include a 50/50 financial match (in-kind support is not considered a financial match)
  • Must include proof of financial match
  • Maximum partnership amount of $2500
  • Projects are approved on a first come-first serve basis while funds exist
  • NJPA reserves all rights to review and approve or deny all applications
  • Each project must satisfy the public purpose doctrine
  • Entities may pool Small Project Partnership funds for a shared project
  • Funding is intended for use in the current fiscal year (July 1st – June 30th).  Applications must be submitted no later than May 31st of each year and funds used prior to June 30th of that same fiscal year
  • Project Partnership is limited to one per entity per fiscal year
  • Projects cannot fund private benefit
  • NJPA strongly encourages use of our Contract Purchasing contracts if applicable

If you have a project to submit, please use this form.

If you have received Small Project Partnership funds, please submit this form.



Anna Gruber, Manager of City & County Solutions | 320-292-4046