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
Emergency Management Performance Grant Program COVID-19 Supplemental (EMPG-S) FY20 $9,500 BEMA Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
Facilities Management Software FY20 $10,000 Facilities Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA)
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)
Assistance to Firefighters Grant - PPE and Decontamination Equipment FY21 $33,840 Fire Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Remove Armstrong 
and Ames Pond dams
FY20 $90,000 Planning Executive Office of Energy and Environmental
 Affairs (EOEEA)
Municipal Preparedness Vulnerability Program
FY21 $750,000 Planning Executive Office of Energy and Environmental
 Affairs (EOEEA)
Historic Building Survey FY21 $15,000 Planning Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC)
 Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Grant FY19 $8,000 Police Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS)
Traffic Safety Equipment and Enforcement FY21 $25,000 Police National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant - Covert Operations Equipment FY21 $40,000 Police Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS)
Opioid Grant FY18 $150,000 Public Health Department of Public Health (DPH)
Opioid Grant FY19 $150,000 Public Health Department of Public Health (DPH)
 Flu Vaccine Clinics FY21 $3,631.28 Public Health Department of Public Health (DPH)
Watson Park Shoreline Erosion Mitigation and Coastal Resiliency Improvement
FY18 $42,410 Public Works Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM)
Watson Park Shoreline Erosion Mitigation and Coastal Resiliency Improvement
FY21 $102,329 Public Works Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM)
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)
Shared Streets and Spaces Program - School Crosswalk Improvements

FY21 $291,237.50 Public Works Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)
Community Compact IT Program - Communications Interoperability Upgrades FY20 $102,034  Public Safety Executive Office for Administration & Finance (ANF)
Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) FY21 $19,800 Recycling Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
East Middle School Addition/Renovation FY19 $41,286,868  School Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)
Cybersecurity Training Licenses FY20 N/A Schools Executive Office of Technology Services and Security (EOTSS)
 Safer Schools and Communities Initiative - Security Cameras at Braintree High School FY20 $50,000 Schools Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS)
Food Security Infrastructure Grant (FSIG) - Meal Distribution System FY21 $42,614.82 Schools Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
IT Security Risk Assessment FY21 $10,000 Schools Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA)
Culvert Replacement Assistance FY20 $26,000 Stormwater Division of Ecological Restoration (DER)
Election Administration Equipment FY21 $13,465 Town Clerk Center for Tech and Civic Life
Reimbursement for March 2018 Storm Damage FY18 $347,007.36  Town Wide Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
CARES Act Reimbursement (1st Round) FY20 $69,745.00 Town Wide Executive Office for Administration & Finance (ANF)
Drinking Water PFAS Treatment  FY21 $200,000 Tri-Town Board of Water Commissioners Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)