Resources & Opportunities for Grant Applicants
Currently, APNEP does not have any open requests for proposals. Please check this page periodically for new funding opportunities, or connect with us to be notified when APNEP grants become available.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Wastewater Management is requesting letters of interest from communities seeking technical support to develop and implement an integrated planning approach to meeting Clean Water Act (CWA) requirements for municipal wastewater and stormwater management. The value of the total EPA assistance available in 2014 is approximately $335,000, and EPA anticipates providing assistance to 5 communities. Letters should be submitted by email to IP_Tech_Assistance@epa.gov to the attention of Kevin Weiss. Letters of interest must be received by June 27, 2014, 5:00 p.m. EDT.
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) will competitively award funds to conservation projects designed by local partners specifically for their region. Eligible partners include private companies, universities, non-profit organizations, local and tribal governments and others joining with agricultural and conservation organizations and producers to invest money, manpower and materials to their proposed initiatives. $400 million in USDA funding is available in the first year. The application deadline is July 14, 2014.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting project applications from universities and government entities in located in North Carolina. All project proposals will be evaluated on relevance to the Coastal Recreational Fishing License Strategic Plan for the Conservation and Improvement of North Carolina’s Marine Resources. Submitted proposals are due by 5:00 PM EDT on July 31, 2014. Approximately $2 million is available for funding.
In addition to detailing specific grant opportunities, APNEP also maintains a list of grant databases.
The Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection website is a searchable database of financial assistance sources (grants, loans, cost-sharing) available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects.
A comprehensive source for federal grants.
A source for water quality grants, cost shares, and loans.
This listing provides a list of grant opportunities, tax credits, and other financial assistance available from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Visit the North Carolina Office of Environmental Education and Public Affairs grants page to learn about environmental education grant opportunities from public and private sources.
NOAA awards grants and cooperative agreements to support research and conservation initiatives coordinated by state and local governments, non-profits, colleges and universities. Opportunities available in the APNEP region include NOAA's Community-based Restoration Program, Open Rivers Initiative, and Restoration Partnerships.
Summary of NC water, wastewater and stormwater funding programs.