Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders Approve Acceptance of $140,000 in Additional Grant Funds For Agencies Delivering Services to County Residents
Hudson County – The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved the acceptance of $140,000 in additional grant funds to Hudson County Agencies which deliver services to Hudson County residents.
Grant Funds were accepted from the following state and federal programs:
The County of Hudson has applied for a $50,000, 2021 Highway Traffic Safety Grant that will be utilized for enforcement, education, purchasing essential equipment to address traffic safety issues, establishing a County program for Drug Recognition Experts to combat impaired driving, by way of controlled dangerous substances, and aide in the prosecution and conviction of offenders. The Grant Period is from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021.
Hudson County Department of Health and Human Services has authorized a $50,000 donor agreement with Act Now Foundation to provide emergency home delivered meals for vulnerable Hudson County seniors in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The term of the agreement is from May 18, 2020 through July 31, 2020.
Hudson County has applied for $40,000 in grant funds from the Kessler Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Grant Fund Program to expand meal delivery services for individuals with disabilities and senior citizens. Individuals will receive bagged groceries and or nutritious meals.
Chairman Anthony Vainieri along with the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders continue to apply and secure the necessary state and federal funding needed to provide essential services to residents of Hudson County.
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