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 Urban & Community Forestry Grant Program provides grants for urban forestry projects to local governments, non-profits and educational institutions. This 50/50 match program promotes and supports projects which enhance the urban environment, educate the public and initiate urban programs in communities.
Grants are available to K-12 schools and others to develop projects to strengthen environmental literacy with the goal of improving community resilience to extreme weather events and environmental changes. Successful projects will advance the mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and build the environmental literacy necessary for community resilience by focusing on geographic awareness and an understanding of Earth systems and the threats and vulnerabilities that are associated with a community’s location.
Proposals are now being solicited for projects that implement a DWR-approved watershed restoration plan to restore the water quality of waters impaired at least in part by nonpoint source (NPS) pollution. Funds are provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to Section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act.
Partners for Green Growth is a pilot project of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) to form a cooperative agreement with a local government to work on land use planning projects that address conservation of priority wildlife habitats.
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.