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.
Proposals are now being solicited for projects to address runoff pollution (also known as nonpoint source pollution or NPS) in North Carolina. Approximately $1.3 million of federal funds are available for water quality restoration projects. Funds are provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to Section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act. State and local governments, interstate agencies, and public and private nonprofit organizations are all eligible to apply. Applications are due by May 23, 2013.
The Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) of The University of North Carolina invites pre-proposals from faculty members of colleges and universities in North Carolina for FY 2014-2015 research funding. Pre-proposals are welcome on any topic of significance for North Carolina water resources. Successful pre-proposals must make a strong case for the proposed project’s relevance and importance to North Carolina, whether or not the exact project topic appears on the list of research priorities. WRRI encourages collaboration among researchers from different institutions, and with federal, state, and local agencies. Additional consideration will be given to qualified pre-proposals from principal investigators in early-career status. Pre-proposals are due at 12:00 Noon on Monday, June 3, 2012.
The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC), announces the posting of the U.S. Forest Service FY 2014 Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share grant program. This year, there are three grant categories: 1. Making Urban Trees and Forests More Resilient to the Impacts of Natural Disasters and the Long-term Impacts of Climate Change 2. Green Infrastructure Jobs Analysis 3. Utilizing Green Infrastructure to Manage and Mitigate Stormwater to Improve Water Quality. Applications are to be submitted to Grants.gov by 11:59 PM EST July 15, 2013. Interested public may also download a copy of the application and instructions from Grants.gov reference: CFDA 10.675.
The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) requests proposals for grants to support applied investigations in select topic areas. Proposals will be for projects that conclude by submission of a final draft paper to the Institute for Water Resources not later than August 7, 2015. Grant proposals may request up to $200,000 in federal funds. Proposals must be submitted to the Institute for Water Resources by 4:00 PM, Eastern Time, Thursday, August 15, 2013.
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.