The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is offering grants of up to $2,000 on a first come, first served basis. Grants will be awarded to a school (not a district).
Schools may request a grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Radon Section, for up to $2,000 to be used toward school testing costs. A limited number of grants are available. There is no deadline to apply, and grants will be awarded until funding is expended.
A school has two testing options: send a school staff member for training to receive an exemption so they can conduct the radon testing or contract with a certified radon measurement business and they will conduct the testing. Either way the school must contract with a certified radon measurement business to buy the test devices or to have the business conduct the testing.
Long Branch Township schools recently received grants to test nine schools. They provided feedback that the grant process was easy and paid for most of the testing in their schools.