Funding Opportunities

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Division of Water Restoration Assistance‚Äč

Posted 10/31/19

The Division of Water Restoration Assistance provides loans and grants to local governments, utilities and sometimes other agencies for projects that improve the quality and quantity of the state's water resources and provide a significant benefit to the environment and local communities.  Please click on the link below for information on eligibility and application requirements:

website:  https://floridadep.gov/wra

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The Five-Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program Funding 
Posted 10/31/19
The Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program seeks to develop nation-wide-community stewardship of local natural resources, preserving these resources for future generations and enhancing habitat for local wildlife. Projects seek to address water quality issues in priority watersheds, such as erosion due to unstable streambanks, pollution from stormwater runoff, and degraded shorelines caused by development.
The deadline for applications for 2019 has passed.  Please check back for future opportunities.
Website: https://www.nfwf.org/fivestar/Pages/home.aspx

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Government Grants Search
Updated 10/31/19
Government grants can be searched at the following website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html 
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SJRWMD Cooperative Funding Available
Updated 11/19/13
The St. Johns River Water Management District offers several cost-sharing programs throughout the year for water conservation and construction projects that will contribute to reduced nutrient loading, water resource development and alternative water supply development.
Website: https://www.sjrwmd.com/localgovernments/funding

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EPA Grants

Updated 10/31/19
Every year, EPA awards more than $4 billion in funding for grants and other assistance agreements.  For information and application instructions please visit the following website:
https://www.epa.gov/grants

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EPA 319 Grant Information

Updated 10/31/19
Review previous 319 grants using the EPA’s Nonpoint Source Grants Reporting and Tracking System (GRTS).   For more information on GRTS, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/nps/grants-reporting-and-tracking-system-grts

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National Geographic Society
Updated 10/31/19

National Geographic Conservation Trust Offers Funding to Preserve Earth's Resources.
The objective of the National Geographic Conservation Trust is to support conservation activities around the world as they fit within the mission of the National Geographic Society. The trust will fund projects that contribute significantly to the preservation and sustainable use of the Earth’s biological, cultural, and historical resources.
Website:  https://www.nationalgeographic.org/funding-opportunities/