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Urban Waters Small Grants

Accepted project types are as follows:

  • Community Greening and Green Infrastructure: Includes engaging communities in learning about, planning and developing green infrastructure/low-impact development approaches, programs and practices that enhance the sustainability of their communities and more effectively manage urban runoff/storm water pollution.
  • Community and Water Quality Data: Includes activities that involve community members and address community issues and priorities including stream/storm water system surveys, investigations and/or monitoring efforts that involve the collection, assessment/analysis, and/or communication of existing/new water quality data as they relate to addressing urban runoff/storm water pollution.

Eligible Applicants: States, local governments, Indian Tribes, public and private universities and colleges, public or private nonprofit organizations, intertribal consortia, and interstate agencies. Applicants must be located in the one of the eligible geographic areas which are illustrated on the interactive map found at the following location.http://www2.epa.gov/urbanwaters/urban-waters-small-grants-mapping

Match: A minimum non-federal match of $4,000 is required

Award Floor: $40,000

Award Ceiling: $60,000

Deadline: November 20, 2015

Contact: Ruth Chemerys, 202 566 1216, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information or assistance in applying for funding opportunities, contact KLJ at 701 355 8400.