Funding Opportunities Matrix

Last Updated: August 2023

Cost ShareFCS = Federal Cost Share; non-FCS = non-Federal Cost Share; FY = Fiscal Year

Funding Amount: $ = $40,000-$99,999; $$ = $100,000-$499,999; $$$ = $500,000-$1,999,999; $$$$ = $2,000,000+

Application Period: ⬛ = Application period; ☒ = Application is due; Q# = Quarter#

Abbreviation: N/A = not available

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Funding
Opportunity
Acronym Funding
Emphasis
Eligible
Recipients
Performance
Period
Cost
Share
Funding
Amount
Application Period
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
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Clean Water Act Nonpoint Source Grant (Section 319(h) Grants) 319 Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Pollution Remediation ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Academic Institution ,
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A 60% FCS N/A                        
Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration (Section 206) AER Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A Feasibility Study: 100% FCS up to $100,000 and 50% FCS over $100,000. Design and construction: 65% FCS. Operation and maintenance: 0% FCS. $$$$                        
Brownfields Assessment Grants BAG Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Pollution Remediation
State ,
Tribal Government
4-5 yrs Varies $$$-$$$$                  
Brownfields Cleanup Grants BCG Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Pollution Remediation
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Up to 4 yrs 80% FCS $$$-$$$$                        
Brownfields Multipurpose Grants BMG Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Pollution Remediation
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Up to 5 yrs $40,000 non-FCS waived for FY23 $$$                  
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Program BRIC Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Innovation
Local Government ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
3 yrs 75% FCS generally. Disadvantaged rural communities: 90% FCS $$$$              
BRIC Sub-Program: Direct Technical Assistance BRIC-DTA Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Disaster Recovery
Local Government ,
Tribal Government
N/A None N/A              
Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants BRLF Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Pollution Remediation
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Up to 5 yrs 20% non-FCS waived for FY23 $$$                  
Community Development Block Grant Program CDBG Climate Resilience/Adaptation
Local Government ,
State
Annual None N/A
Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Program CDBG-DR Disaster Recovery
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State
Annual None N/A
Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation Program CDBG-MIT Disaster Recovery
Local Government ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Annual None N/A
Community Forestry Program CFG Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Drought Resilience ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Up to 5 yrs 50% FCS $$$                      
Conservation Innovation Grants CIG Innovation
Academic Institution ,
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Up to 3 yrs 50% FCS $                
Community Wildfire Defense Grant CWDG Wildfire Risk Reduction
Academic Institution ,
Business (for profit) ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A N/A N/A                        
Clean Water State Revolving Fund CWSRF Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Innovation ,
Soil Health ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A 20% state cost share match to federal. N/A
Drinking Water System Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Grant DWSIRS Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A 75% FCS generally. Disadvantaged rural communities: 90% FCS N/A
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund DWSRF Drought Resilience ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A 80% FCS N/A
Emergency Conservation Program ECP Disaster Recovery ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Individual
N/A Up to 75% FCS. Limited resource areas: up to 90% FCS $$
Emergency Forest Restoration Program EFRP Disaster Recovery ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Individual
N/A Up to 75% FCS. Limited resource areas: up to 90% FCS $-$$$
Environmental Infrastructure Program EI Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A 75% FCS N/A
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program EJCPS Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Collaborative ,
Disaster Recovery ,
Pollution Remediation ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Non-profit
3 yrs None $-$$                
Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program EJG2G Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Collaborative ,
Disaster Recovery ,
Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Pollution Remediation ,
Water Quality/Efficiency ,
Wildfire Risk Reduction
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
3 yrs None $$$                
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program EJSG Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Collaborative ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Pollution Remediation ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Academic Institution ,
Non-profit ,
Tribal Government
1 yr None $$                  
Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking Program EJTCGM Pollution Remediation
Academic Institution ,
Non-profit ,
Tribal Government
N/A N/A $$$$                
Environmental Quality Incentives Program EQIP Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Soil Health ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Non-profit ,
Tribal Government
N/A N/A N/A                        
Emergency Watershed Protection Program EWP Disaster Recovery ,
Flood/Storm Risk Reduction
Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A 75% NRCS cost share. Limited resource areas: up to 90% NRCS cost share N/A                  
Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant FMA Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A 75% FCS N/A              
Flood Plain Management Services Program FPMS Flood/Storm Risk Reduction
Local Government ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A Non-federal: 100% FCS N/A
Groundwork USA Technical Assistance GTA Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Academic Institution ,
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A None $$
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program HMGP Disaster Recovery ,
Drought Resilience ,
Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Wildfire Risk Reduction
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A 75% FCS $$$$
Land and Water Conservation Fund – State and Local Assistance Program LWCF Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
State ,
Territory
Up to 3 yrs 50% FCS $-$$                  
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program NAWCA Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Non-profit
2 yrs 50% FCS $$                      
National Culvert Removal, Replacement & Restoration Grants NCRRR Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
Up to 5 yrs Tribal governments: 100% FCS. States or municipalities: Up to 80% FCS $-$$$$              
NFWF America the Beautiful Challenge NFWF Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Collaborative ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Academic Institution ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
2 yrs States: 90% FCS. Territories and Tribal Governments: 97% FCS. Cost share is waived for Indian tribes fully covered by partnerships with Native Americans in Philanthropy and waived for territories per DOI legal interpretation. $$-$$$$              
Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation Military Installation Resilience Program OLDCC Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A 90% FCS N/A                        
Pollution Prevention Grant: Environmental Justice in Communities P2-EJC Pollution Remediation
Academic Institution ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
2 yrs None $$-$$$                  
Pollution Prevention Grant: Environmental Justice Through Safer and More Sustainable Products P2-EJSSP Pollution Remediation
Academic Institution ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
2 yrs None $$-$$$                  
Planning Assistance to States and Tribes Program PAS Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Disaster Recovery ,
Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Fiscal year 50% FCS $$$$
Project Modifications for Improvement of the Environment (Section 1135) PMIE Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A Feasibility study: 100% FCS up to $100,000 and 50% FCS over $100,000. Design and construction: 75% FCS. Operation and maintenance: 0% FCS $$$$                        
Permanent Measures to Reduce Emergency Flood Fighting Needs for Communities Subject to Repetitive Flooding (Section 119) PMREF Flood/Storm Risk Reduction
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Up to 3 yrs 50% FCS $$$$
Public Project Revolving Fund PPRF Water Quality/Efficiency
Academic Institution ,
Local Government ,
Tribal Government
30 yrs None $$-$$$
Regional Conservation Partnership Program RCPP Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Innovation ,
Water Conservation
Academic Institution ,
Business (for profit) ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
Up to 5 yrs Cost share varies by entity applying and through negotiation between the applicant and USDA. RCPP Classic requires a 50% match and in-kind contributions are accepted. $$-$$$$                  
Pilot Programs for Rural and Economically Disadvantaged Communities (Sections 118(b) and 118(c)) REDC Flood/Storm Risk Reduction
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A N/A N/A                        
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration Challenge REPI Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
Up to 3 yrs 50% FCS $$-$$$$            
Recycling and Illegal Dumping Fund RIDF Pollution Remediation
Local Government ,
Tribal Government
1 yr None $-$$$                    
State Fire Assistance Program SFA Wildfire Risk Reduction
Local Government ,
Tribal Government
N/A 50% FCS N/A
Small Flood Risk Management Projects (Section 205) SFRM Flood/Storm Risk Reduction
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A Feasibility study: 100% FCS up to $100,000 and 50% FCS over $100,000. Design and construction: 65% FCS. Operation and maintenance: 0% FCS $$$$                        
Superfund Redevelopment Program SURP Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Innovation
Academic Institution ,
Business (for profit) ,
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A None N/A
Safeguarding Tomorrow Revolving Loan Fund Program STRLF Disaster Recovery ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Local Government ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
5 yrs 90% FCS $$$$                  
Solid Waste Facility Grant Fund SWFGF Pollution Remediation
Local Government
1 yr None $-$$                    
State Wildlife Grants SWG Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Innovation
State ,
Territory
N/A 75% FCS $-$$$              
Tribal Climate Resilience Grants – Annual Awards Program TCRG Climate Resilience/Adaptation
Tribal Government
N/A None $-$$$$                      
Training and Technical Assistance for Rural, Small, and Tribal Wastewater Systems TTA Water Quality/Efficiency
Academic Institution ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit
Up to 3 yrs None $$$$                  
Urban and Community Forestry Program UCFP Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Drought Resilience ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A 80% FCS N/A                      
Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program WCPP Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
State
N/A 80% FCS N/A              
Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Program WFPO Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Local Government ,
Tribal Government
N/A 50% FCS N/A
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act WIFIA Water Quality/Efficiency
Business (for profit) ,
Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A None $$$$
Wetland Program Development Grants WPD Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Academic Institution ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
1-4 yrs 75% FCS $-$$                    
Wetland Reserve Easements WRE Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Individual ,
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
N/A Partner contributions must equal at least 10% of the total estimated costs for easement acquisition related costs and restoration implementation costs. Proposals that provide partner contributions greater than 10% will be given higher consideration in the selection process. N/A
WaterSMART Grant - Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Projects WS-AERP Collaborative ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A 65% FCS $$$-$$$$                
WaterSMART Grant - Applied Science Grants WS-AS Climate Resilience/Adaptation ,
Drought Resilience
Academic Institution ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
2 yrs 50% FCS $$                  
WaterSMART Grant - Cooperative Watershed Management Program WS-CWM Collaborative ,
Drought Resilience ,
Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Territory ,
Tribal Government
2 yrs Varies $$                  
WaterSMART Grant - Drought Contingency Planning WS-DCP Drought Resilience
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A 50% FCS $$                  
WaterSMART Grant - Drought Emergency Response Actions WS-DERA Disaster Recovery ,
Drought Resilience
State ,
Tribal Government
N/A None N/A
WaterSMART Grant - Drought Resiliency Projects WS-DRP Drought Resilience ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
2-3 yrs Up to 50% FCS $$$-$$$$                
WaterSMART Grant - Environmental Water Resources Projects WS-EWRP Drought Resilience ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Water Quality/Efficiency ,
Water Conservation
Local Government ,
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
Up to 3 yrs 50-75% FCS $$$$                
WaterSMART Grant - Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects WS-SSWEP Drought Resilience ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
2+ yrs Up to 50% FCS $$                  
WaterSMART Grant - Title XVI Authorized Projects WS-Title XVI Drought Resilience ,
Water Quality/Efficiency ,
Water Conservation
N/A Up to 25% FCS $$$-$$$$                        
WaterSMART Grant - Water and Energy Efficiency WS-WEE Drought Resilience ,
Water Quality/Efficiency ,
Water Conservation
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
2-3 yrs Up to 50% FCS $$$-$$$$                  
WaterSMART Grant - Title XVI WIIN Act Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects WS-WIIN Drought Resilience ,
Water Quality/Efficiency ,
Water Conservation
N/A Up to 25% FCS $$$-$$$$                        
WaterSMART Grant - Water Marketing Strategy Grants WS-WMS Drought Resilience ,
Water Quality/Efficiency
Non-profit ,
State ,
Tribal Government
2-3 yrs Up to 50% FCS $$                  
Water Trust Board Water Project Fund WTB Flood/Storm Risk Reduction ,
Habitat/Ecosystem Restoration ,
Water Quality/Efficiency ,
Water Conservation
Local Government ,
State ,
Tribal Government
1-2 yrs 50% local cost share or FCS $$$$