Grants

There are several state and federal programs that offer grants to support projects in the Town of Braintree. These are highly competitive programs, and sometimes require municipalities to match all or a portion of the total funding that they receive.

Find a list of grants secured by the Town of Braintree below.

Please note: this list is not comprehensive.

Grant or Program FY Awarded Amount Awarded Department Awarding Authority
Port Security Grant - 34’ Firefighting Vessel FY16 $675,000 Fire Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Emergency Management Performance Grant - 10 Active Shooter Kits FY17 $9,450 Fire Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Port Security Grant - Provide fire boat operations training FY18 $24,000 Fire Boston Maritime Incident Resources and Training (MIRT)
Assistance to Firefighters Grant - 52 Portable Radios FY18 $156,000 Fire Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental
 Affairs (EOEEA) - Remove Armstrong 
and Ames Pond dams
FY20 $90,000 Planning Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) - Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Grant FY19 $8,000 Police Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Department of Public Health (DPH) Opioid Grant FY18 $150,000 Public Health Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Department of Public Health (DPH) Opioid Grant FY19 $150,000 Public Health Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Office of Coastal 
Zone Management (CZM) - Watson
Park Shoreline Erosion Mitigation
 and Coastal Resiliency Improvement
FY18 $42,410 Public Works Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Fleet Maintenance Software FY19 $6,500.00 Public Works Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA)
Accelerating Climate Resiliency Municipal Grant - 3 tree box filters FY19 $38,755 Public Works Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)
East Middle School Addition/Renovation FY19 $41,286,868  School Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)
Culvert Replacement Assistance FY20 $26,000 Stormwater Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Reimbursement for March 2018 Storm Damage FY18 $347,007.36  Town Wide Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)