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
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Emergency
Management Performance Grant Program COVID-19 Supplemental (EMPG-S)
FY20 $9,500 BEMA Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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)
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental
 Affairs (EOEEA) - Remove Armstrong 
and Ames Pond dams
FY20 $90,000 Planning Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental
 Affairs (EOEEA) - Municipal Preparedness Vulnerability Program
FY21 $750,000 Planning Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) Historic Building Survey FY21 $15,000 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
Department of Public Health (DPH) Flu Vaccine Clinics FY21 $3,631.28 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
Massachusetts Office of Coastal
Zone Management (CZM) - Watson
Park Shoreline Erosion Mitigation
 and Coastal Resiliency Improvement
FY21 $102,329 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)
Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) - Shared Streets and Spaces Program

FY21 $291,237.50 Public Works Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Communications Interoperability Upgrades FY20 $102,034  Public Safety Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) - Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) FY21 $19,800 Recycling Commonwealth of Massachusetts
East Middle School Addition/Renovation FY19 $41,286,868  School Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)
Executive Office of Technology Services and Security (EOTSS) Cybersecurity Training Licenses FY20 N/A Schools Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) - Safer Schools and Communities FY20 $50,000 Schools Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Food Security Infrastructure Grant (FSIG) FY21 $42,614.82 Schools Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Culvert Replacement Assistance FY20 $26,000 Stormwater Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Drinking Water PFAS Treatment  FY21 $200,000 Tri-Town Board of Water Commissioners Commonwealth of Massachusetts