Grantee Guidance

Button- Manage Your Grant

Planning Rendering

For many years, annual funding has been provided to support municipal planning projects. This support, in the form of grants, has helped draft and update town plans and bylaws. A complete list of projects funded through the MPG Program between 1998 and 2016 is available here.

Resources for Grant Administrators

MPG Quick Tips 

Instructions

Important Forms

  • Sample Press Release - can be used as a template when reporting your grant funding to local news organizations. 
  • "Amend Your Resolution" Form - designate new municipal officials for your FY16 municipal planning.
  • Summary Ledger Model (xls) - this model is useful to succinctly depict grant expenditures.
  • GIS Data Form  - completed by the consultant and required for each data layer if GIS work was done with MPG funds.

Consultant Selection

  • Procurement Guidance - explains the requirements for selecting a consultant. 
  • Sample RFP  - Request for Proposals template
  • Sample RFQ  - Request for Qualifications template
  • Outreach List - A list of media outlets and websites where you can publicize your RFP or RFQ
  • Directory of Consultants (xls) - provides a list of planning consultants that you may want to reach out to for help implementing these grants. Please note that this is simply a list of consultants and does not represent an endorsement from DHCD. 
  • Sample Contract - Consultant contract template

Contact Us

Annina Seiler, Grants Management Specialist
802-828-1948

Faith Ingulsrud, Planning Coordinator
802-828-5228

One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Vuilding, 6th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-0501