TA banner 2.png Grant Program

Here To Help.pngThe Bay-Lake RPC Technical Assistance Grant Program is an annual program that provides an opportunity for member counties and municipalities* to receive free professional planning assistance on small-scale plans or projects. Most projects fit within the Commission's work program and fall under the categories of community planning, economic development, mapping/visualization, environmental, and transportation. See below for some project ideas.

Up to three projects from throughout the Bay-Lake Region will be selected to be carried out by Commission staff at no cost. Projects will be limited to a maximum of five days (40 hours) of staff time. Larger projects are also eligible as a means to get a project underway. Projects must begin and end in 2020.

This program does not impact the availability of Commission staff for the usual technical assistance phone calls and emails, guidance, letters of support, and informational presentations, and meeting participation that are requested throughout the year.

The Commission is now accepting applications for this 2019 technical assistance grant program.

Please complete an application to have your project(s) considered for inclusion in the Commission's 2019 Technical Assistance Grant Program.

Applications are due by 4PM on Friday, January 31, 2020.

Potential project ideas by category:

Community Planning:  comprehensive planning, zoning and other plan implementation activities; hazard mitigation; site design; housing studies; grant seeking, writing and administration; demographic analyses/assessments

Economic Development and Housing:  housing studies; funding identification; grant writing and administration; business/industrial park planning; capital improvement plans; brownfield reuse planning

Environmental:  beach improvements, invasive species; outdoor recreation; restoration planning; urban forestry; surface water issues; grant seeking, writing and administration

Mapping and Visualization:  community specific data and software setup; official maps; plat book; one-on-one training and setup assistance; custom mapping, map updates, brochures, inventories, Story Maps, ArcGIS Online Collector inventories, graphic design

Transportation:  transit technical assistance; local road and street issues; traffic forecasts; bike & pedestrian planning; corridor planning; Safe Routes to School; grant seeking, writing and administration


2020 Technical Assistance Application (Fillable PDF Format)

Submit form via email, FAX to (920) 448-2823, or mail to:

Madison A. Smith
Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission
425 S. Adams St, Ste. 201, Green Bay, WI 54301

Include additionals pages as necessary to concisely describe your project.

Applications are due by 4PM on Friday, January 31, 2020.

If you have any questions on the program or how to submit an application, please contact Madison Smith via email or phone at (920) 448-2820, Ext. 106.

* Member communities include the following:

  • Florence County and all municipalities
  • Marinette County and all municipalities
  • Oconto County and all municipalities
  • Town of Pittsfield and Oneida Nation in Brown County
  • Town of Sevastopol in Door County
  • Kewaunee County and all municipalities
  • Manitowoc County and all municipalities
  • Sheboygan County and all municipalities