Grants

State and federal grant programs provide funding assistance to support local projects and services. Most grant programs are highly competitive, and require that grantees “match” some portion or all of the funds they are awarded. Below is a list of grants received by the Town of Weymouth since FY2016:

Grant Program
Year Awarded
Funding Amount
Town Department
Project Title/Description
Coastal Resilience Grant Program FY2017 $51,504 Engineering Puritan Road flood mitigation and ecological resilience
Complete Streets Funding Program FY2017 $386,645 Planning Local road Complete Streets improvements townwide
Complete Streets Funding Program FY2016 $46,088 Planning Complete Streets prioritization plan development
Dam Seawall Repair or Removal Program FY2017 $150,000 Engineering Design of Great Pond Dam repairs
Electric Vehicle Incentive Program FY2017 $25,000 Mayor's Office Acquired electric vehicles and charging station
First Responder Naloxone Grant II FY2016 $13,957 Police Substance use education and prevention 
First Responder Naloxone Grant III FY2017 $4,187 Police Substance use education and prevention
Green Communities Designation and Grant Program FY2016 $277,635 Planning Municipal energy conservation measures
Library Services and Technology Act Innovative (LSTA) Grant FY2017 $21,375 Libraries All Aboard, Greenbush!: One Train, One Book
MassWorks Infrastructure Program
FY2017
$1,601,000
Planning
Weymouth Landing Smelt Brook daylighting
Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Program FY2017 $400,000 Planning Emery Estate park (grounds) improvements
Seaport Economic Council Capital Grant Program FY2017 $184,000 Planning North Weymouth Beach Connection Design and Permitting
Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) and Senior SAFE Programs FY2017 $10,139 Fire