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Grantee Guidance

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 2024 is available here.

Resources for Grant Administrators

MPG Quick Tips 



Important Forms

Consultant Selection

  • Sample RFP  - Request for Proposals template  - WORD version
  • Sample RFQ  - Request for Qualifications template - WORD version
  • Outreach List - A list of media outlets and websites where you can publicize your RFP or RFQ
  • Directory of Consultants (xlsx) - provides a list of planning consultants (updated for 2023) 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