Funding Guide Database

This reference tool is designed for New York State municipalities and local governments looking to fund sustainable and environmentally friendly capital projects. Each funding resource is identified by the name of the funding program, the source agency or organization, and the source agency’s contact information, as well as eligible applicants, funding cycles, program description and other relevant information.

Browse through the tags to narrow down your options, or use the search feature to find specific grants.

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Municipal Landfill Closure Project GrantsThe NYS DEC is providing funds to municipalities for the closure of eligible municipal landfills. These projects may also include …, 2019-01-15 20:05:18
Household Hazardous Waste State Assistance ProgramThe NYS DEC is authorized to provide state assistance to municipalities that are attempting to more responsibly handle household hazardous …, 2019-01-15 20:02:23
Municipal Waste Reduction and Recycling ProgramThis program provides state assistance for projects that enhance municipal recycling infrastructure through purchasing of equipment or construction of facilities.  …, 2019-01-15 20:00:00
Municipal Landfill Gas Management ProgramThe NYS DEC provides financial assistance for Municipal Landfill Gas Management projects that promote improved air quality at solid waste …, 2019-01-14 17:02:22
NYSAR3 School Recycling / Waste Reduction Grant ProgramThe School Recycling / Waste Reduction Grant Program was established in 2005 for the purpose of providing start-up money for …, 2019-01-14 16:56:29
Green Innovation Grant ProgramAt the heart of green infrastructure is the goal to manage rain where it falls, reducing runoff volume and the …, 2019-01-14 14:40:52
Water Quality Improvement Project ProgramThe New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) supports water quality improvements through the Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) …, 2019-01-14 14:38:11
Drinking Water State Revolving FundThe DWSRF provides a significant financial incentive for public and private water systems to finance needed drinking water infrastructure improvements …, 2019-01-14 14:34:03
Water and Wastewater Revolving Fund GrantsThe Revolving Fund (RFP) Grant Program assists communities with water and wastewater systems. Qualified private non-profit organizations will receive RFP …, 2018-12-11 21:45:20
Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning GrantGrants are awarded to municipalities to help pay for the initial planning of eligible Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) …, 2018-12-11 21:29:03
Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)The CWSRF offers low-cost financing to help communities, and in some cases private entities, finance critical water quality projects. The …, 2018-12-11 21:24:59
Water and Waste Water Disposal Technical Assistance and Training GrantsThrough technical assistance and training, this program helps private non-profits (a) identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste problems; …, 2018-12-11 21:06:51
Rural Transit Assistance ProgramThis program provides a source of funding to assist in the design and implementation of training and technical assistance projects …, 2018-12-07 21:38:30
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit ProgramTTP funds are to be allocated for grants to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for Tribal public transit services. …, 2018-12-07 21:31:00
Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) ProgramThe EPA’s Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) program provides money to community groups so they can pay for technical advisors to …, 2018-12-07 21:10:26
Local Government Efficiency Grant ProgramThis program provides technical assistance and competitive grants to local governments for the development of projects that will achieve savings …, 2018-12-07 21:06:51
Renewable Heat NY Residential and Small Commercial Biomass Boiler ProgramNYSERDA has made financial incentives available to install high-efficient and low-emissions approved wood pellet boilers and advanced cordwood boilers with …, 2018-12-07 21:02:56
NY-Sun Commercial/Industrial Incentive ProgramThe NY-Sun Commercial/Industrial Incentive Program offers performance-based incentives that are available through NYSERDA for the installation of new grid-connected solar …, 2018-12-07 20:56:24
Community Action for a Renewed EnvironmentCommunity Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) is a competitive grant program that offers an innovative way for a community …, 2018-12-07 20:37:27
Rural Energy for America Program Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance GrantsThis program helps promote energy independence by increasing the private sector supply of renewable energy and decreasing demand through greater …, 2018-12-07 20:34:11
FlexTech ProgramFlexTech’s goal is to increase productivity and economic competitiveness of participating facilities by identifying and encouraging the implementation of cost-effective …, 2018-12-07 20:27:13
Weatherization Assistance ProgramThe Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy …, 2018-12-07 20:24:43
NY-Sun Solar Electric Incentive ProgramThe New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides cash incentives for the installation by Eligible Installers/Contractors of …, 2018-12-07 20:21:30
Forest Legacy Program – NortheastThe Forest Legacy Program is a partnership between States and the USDA Forest Service to identify and help conserve environmentally …, , , 2018-12-07 20:01:10
Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Consolidating Funding Application (CFA)The Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) is dedicating $17.2 million to trials, parks, and historic preservation and heritage …, 2018-12-05 16:01:36
New York Main Street ProgramThe purpose of the NYMS Program is to provide financial and technical resources to help communities with their efforts to …, 2018-12-05 15:52:28
The Community FundThe Community Foundation seeks to invest in programs that provide services to residents of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, and/or Tioga …, 2018-12-05 15:48:25
Community Development Block GrantsThe Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide …, 2018-12-05 15:45:58
Community Facilities Loans and GrantsCommunity Facilities Programs provide loans, grant and loan guarantees for essential community facilities in rural areas. Priority is given to …, 2018-12-05 15:42:42
Brownfield Assessment GrantsThis grant provided by the EPA provides funding for developing inventories of brownfields, prioritizing sites, conducting community involvement activities and …, 2018-12-05 15:39:42
Environmental Restoration ProgramThe NYS DEC has reinstated the Environmental Restoration Program to help municipalities investigate and remediate brownfield sites. After remediation, these …, 2018-12-05 15:37:12
Funding Guidance for State and Tribal ResponseThe primary goal of this funding is to ensure that state and tribal response programs include, or are taking reasonable …, 2018-12-05 15:33:17
Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOA) ProgramThe Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOA) Program provides municipalities and community-based organizations with assistance, up to 90 percent of the eligible …, 2018-12-05 15:25:51
Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training GrantThe objective of the Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant is to develop job training programs that recruit, train, …, 2018-12-05 15:19:17
Economic Development Purposes GrantAvailable for economic development initiatives and projects that create or retain jobs, generate increased economic activity and improve the economic …, 2018-12-03 15:21:36
Economic Development FundThe Economic Development Fund is a flexible program that ensures that the diversity of business needs are being met. The …, 2018-12-03 15:18:19
Rural Business Enterprise GrantsThe RBEG program provides grants for rural projects that finance and facilitate development of small and emerging rural businesses help …, 2018-12-03 15:12:42
Intermediary Relending ProgramThe purpose of the IRP program is to alleviate poverty and increase economic activity and employment in rural communities. Under …, 2018-12-03 14:58:00
Business and Industry Guaranteed LoansThe purpose of the B&I Guaranteed Loan Program is to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment and improve …, 2018-12-03 14:55:41
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant ProgramThe REDLG program provides funding to rural projects through local utility organizations. Under the REDLoan program, USDA provides zero-interest loans …, 2018-12-03 14:51:54
Agricultural and Farmland Protection Planning GrantsThe purpose of these programs is to fund local initiatives intended to maintain the economic viability of the State’s agricultural …, 2018-12-03 14:47:16
Organic Certification ReimbursementNew York State Department of Agriculture and Markets administers a certification fee reimbursement program that is funded with federal dollars. …, 2018-12-03 14:44:43
Agriculture & Farmland Protection Grant ProjectsTwo matching grant programs focused on farmland protection. One assists county governments in developing agricultural and farmland protection plans to …, 2018-12-03 14:42:37
Professional Development GrantsNortheast SARE Professional Development grants build the knowledge base and educational infrastructure so that Cooperative Extension educators and other agricultural …, 2018-12-03 14:39:17
Research and Education GrantsNortheast SARE seeks proposals for research, education and on-farm demonstration projects, and the emphasis is on projects that lead directly …, 2018-12-03 14:37:48
Partnership GrantsThe purpose of the Partnership Grants program is to support agricultural service providers who work directly with farmers to do …, 2018-12-03 14:35:08
Farmer GrantsThe goal of the Farmer Grants program is to develop, refine, and demonstrate new sustainable techniques and to explore innovative …, 2018-12-03 14:32:47
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) is a voluntary land retirement program that helps agricultural producers protect environmentally sensitive land, …, 2018-12-03 14:28:36
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a voluntary program for agricultural landowners. Through CRP, you can receive annual rental payments …, 2018-12-03 14:25:17
2018 Keep America Beautiful/Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant ProgramAs we increasingly live “on-the-go” lifestyles, research and common sense tell us that people are less likely to recycle if …, 2018-11-26 15:42:32
Capital Grant ProgramThe Ford Motor Company Fund is committed to building stronger communities and capacity within the non-profit community to meet increasing …, 2018-11-12 14:50:36
Toyota USA FoundationThe Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of education by supporting innovative programs and building partnerships with organizations dedicated …, 2018-11-12 14:48:09
EREF Grant ProgramThe sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities …, 2018-11-12 14:37:15
State Giving ProgramThe Walmart Foundation strives to provide opportunities that improve the lives of individuals in the communities they serve, including our …, 2018-11-12 14:34:37
Organizational Capacity Building GrantsThe mission of the foundation is to foster just and sustainable communities in the United States with a core focus …, 2018-11-12 14:31:47
Rockefeller Family FundThis is a grant that is awarded to advocacy efforts that are action-oriented and likely to lead to tangible public …, 2018-11-12 14:29:16
Community GrantsIn an effort to encourage local solutions showcasing environmental stewardship and community improvement efforts, Waste Management and Keep America Beautiful …, 2018-11-12 14:25:13
Carton 2 GardenThe Carton 2 Garden Grant supports educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their local …, 2018-11-12 14:22:17
Richard I. Stessel Waste Management AwardThis award, granted by the Air & Waste Management Association, is for an individual or organization related to the field …, 2018-11-12 14:16:35
PepsiCo Recycling Zero Impact FundThe PepsiCo Recycling Zero Impact Fund can support the start of an impactful sustainability program on campus. Winning proposals will …, 2018-11-12 14:12:01
Coca-Cola Community RequestsOur community investment priorities reflect the global and local nature of our business and focus on those global pillars where The …, 2018-11-12 14:08:59
Corporate Grant FundsTyson Foods is one corporation that has established a fund for community-based projects. It provides charitable investments in communities through …, 2018-11-12 14:05:08
The St. Andrews Prize for the EnvironmentThe St Andrews Prize for the Environment is an international initiative by the University of St Andrews in Scotland and …, 2018-11-09 17:33:32
Charitable GivingHealthy thriving communities depend on involved citizens, organizations and corporate partners for momentum. We lend our support and services to …, 2018-11-09 17:29:51
Scherman Foundation Core FundThe Foundation’s Core Fund Environmental Program supports a variety of organizations seeking to protect the natural and human environment and …, 2018-11-09 17:08:39
New York Community Trust Grant ProgramsNYCT awards grants to groups that protect and create affordable housing, promote equity in the arts, improve civic engagement, and …, 2018-11-09 16:55:09
Jessie Smith Noyes Sustainable NYC, Environmental Justice, and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems GrantsThe Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation funds groups that typically work at a state or regional level, engage in community organizing …, 2018-11-09 16:51:14
Funding for Municipalities for Food Reduction, Food Donation, and Food Scraps RecyclingThe goal of this funding program is to assist municipalities in creating and expanding programs to reduce wasted food, donate …, 2018-11-09 16:47:30
Funding for Emergency Food Relief SystemsNRDC estimates that 40% of food in the United States goes uneaten – that’s more than 20 pounds of food …, 2018-11-09 16:44:13
Climate Smart Communities Grant ProgramThe Climate Smart Communities (CSC) Grant Program provides 50/50 matching grants to cities, towns, villages, and counties (or boroughs of …, 2018-11-09 15:39:18
Grant Program for NY CollegesThis grant program enables institutional members of NYSAR3‘s College Council to receive support for innovative projects focused on “initiating, improving, …, 2018-11-09 15:35:30
State Assistance Programs (Grants) for Waste Reduction, Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste, Municipal Landfill Closure and Municipal Landfill Gas Mitigation ProjectsNYSDEC administers state assistance programs for waste reduction, recycling and household hazardous waste (HHW) projects as well as for municipal …, 2018-11-09 15:26:57
Economic Development Purposes GrantsAvailable for economic development initiatives and projects that create or retain jobs, generate increased economic activity and improve the economic …, 2018-11-09 15:22:44
Industrial Finance Program (IFP)The Industrial Finance Program (IFP) assists clients in managing their wastes, control pollution, building and improving drinking water, waste water …, 2018-11-09 15:19:26
The DOS Local Government Efficiency Grant ProgramThe Local Government Efficiency (LGE) Grant Program was established to provide technical assistance and competitive grants to two or more …, 2018-11-09 15:17:09
Green School Grant ProgramThis grant program is intended as startup and improvement money for recycling and waste reduction programs in public and private …, 2018-11-09 15:13:44
Food Waste Reduction and Diversion Reimbursement ProgramThis grant opportunity is intended to “expand State’s capacity to reduce and divert wasted food and reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 …, 2018-11-09 15:09:47
Search – Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and HouseholdsThis program helps very small, financially distressed rural communities extend and improve water and waste treatment facilities that serve local …, 2018-11-09 14:59:20
Water and Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning GrantsIt assists low-income communities with initial planning and development of an application for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal …, 2018-11-09 14:54:51
Water and Waste Disposal Grants to Alleviate Health Risks on Tribal Lands and ColoniasIt provides access to safe reliable drinking water and waste disposal facilities and services to low-income communities that face significant …, 2018-11-09 14:51:51
Rural Energy for American Program Renewable Energy System and Energy Efficiency ImprovementThe REAP/RES/EEI Grants Program provides grants for energy audits and renewable energy development assistance. It also provides funds to agricultural …, 2018-11-09 14:45:48
Water & Waste Loan and Grant ProgramProvides funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm water drainage …, 2018-11-07 17:00:28
Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training GrantsThis program provides funding to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste disposal challenges. Funds may be used to …, 2018-11-07 15:59:23
Solid Waste Management GrantThe purpose of this program is to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources in rural areas, improve planning and …, 2018-11-07 15:56:24
Environmental Justice Grants, Cooperative Agreements and ProgramsThe Environmental Justice Department provides financial assistance to aid in the identification of environmental and/or public health issues, and to …, 2018-11-07 15:54:01
Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 2Support locally -focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental and conservation issues and provide the …, 2018-11-07 15:49:16
Pollution Prevention (P2) Grant ProgramThis program supports state and Tribal technical assistance programs that help businesses and industries identify better environmental strategies and solutions …, 2018-11-07 15:44:01
Public Private Partnership for Coral Reef Conservation and Marine Debris ProgramsThe NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP), a division of the Office of Response and Restoration, leads national efforts to address …, 2018-11-07 15:39:14
Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (HDBE)The Humans, Disasters and the Built Environment (HDBE) program supports fundamental, multidisciplinary research on the interactions between humans and the …, 2018-11-07 15:32:44
Coral Reef Conservation Program, Domestic Coral Reef Conservation GrantsProjects may be proposed in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and the U.S. Pacific Remote Island Areas, but these locations are …, 2018-11-07 15:17:26
Fiscal Year 2019 National Environmental Information Exchange Network GrantThe Exchange Network Grant Program provides funding for projects that develop the Network and enable timely, on-demand access to environmental …, 2018-11-07 14:58:42