Community Preservation Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Monson Community Preservation Committee is pleased to announce:

Monson has had the benefit of the Community Preservation Act for 10 years!  We have collected over $1.7 million which has been matched by the state at an average rate of 82%, making total Monson has received from the Commonwealth is $1,404,715.00.  Our grand total is $3.137,146.00 for projects in Monson.

This money can only be used for historic restoration or preservation, open space preservation, creation or restoration of outdoor recreation project and low to moderate housing supports.  The money does not go into the general fund at any time – it is reserved for CPA appropriate projects only.

The Committee is currently accepting applications for the November Special Town meeting.   The deadline for submitting applications is August 31, 2018.  The application is available on line at the Town web site at under Boards and Committees.  If you have a project relating to Historical Preservation, Open Space, Recreation or Community Housing, we encourage you to submit an Application for funding. If you have any questions, please feel free to attend a CPC meeting, check the Town website for monthly meeting times.

Information on the kinds of projects that are appropriate for CPA funds is available on the town web site.  Please submit 7 copies of the application to the Monson CPC at 110 Main Street, Monson, MA 01057.  The committee also appreciates receiving an electronic copy at

Click Here to download a copy of the application.