2020 CPA Projects

 

In FY20, $2,504,337 was awarded to 10 projects: 

  • 5 affordable housing, 2 historic resources, 3 open space/recreational land 
  • 8 are community projects and 2 are City projects 

The following projects were funded in FY20:

Historic Resources

  • Emergency Elevator Funding Request, Somerville Museum
  • Installation of an Addressable Fire Alarm System Funding Request, Elizabeth Peabody House Association

Open Space/Recreation Land

  • Emergency Funding Request for Powderhouse School Park, MarKa
  • Open Space Land Aquisition Fund Request, City of Somerville
  • Central Hill Campus Plan Phase 1 Funding Request, City of Somerville 

 

 

  • Affordable Housing

  • Historic Resources

  • Open Space & Recreational Land

  • Not Funded

The Somerville Affordable Housing Trust will be releasing their call for applications later this year.

In Progress

Somerville Museum Emergency Elevator Funding Request

Image of the Somerville Museum
Somerville Museum
($505,436 awarded)
The Somerville Museum will construct and elevator, the design of which has been approved by the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission. The Museum is also requesting additional funds for the project as part of the regular FY20 application process.

 

 

Fire Alarm System

The Elizabeth Peabody House Association building

Elizabeth Peabody House Association

($38,000 awarded)

The Elizabeth Peabody House Association is requesting funding to upgrade its fire alarm system.

 

 

In Progress

Emergency Funding Request for Powderhouse School Park

Conceptual design image of the new park at the former Powderhouse School

MarKa

MarKa
($122,000)

MarKa is creating a new public park on the site of the former Powderhouse School

 

 

Central Hill Campus Plan Phase I

($300,000)

Conceptual design image of the first phase of the Central Hill Campus Plan

SMMA

City of Somerville Parks and Open Space Division 

The City of Somerville will construct a new playground on the Central Hill Campus as part of the Central Hill Campus Plan.  

City of Somerville's Open Space Land Acquisition Fund

($200,000)

Map of open space in Somerville

City of Somerville Parks and Open Space Division 

The City of Somerville is seeking seed funding for its Open Space Land Acquisition Fund.  

 

 

 

 
 

Applications that submitted an eligibility determination form but did not submit a full proposal:

Applications that submitted a full proposal but withdrewal their proposal:

VNA Community Healing Garden

Visiting Nurse Association garden in fall

Visiting Nurse Association

Visiting Nurse Association

The VNA will rehabilitate its existing garden and transform it into a healing garden, which will serve as a respite for all to enjoy.

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