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.

USDA Cooperative Agreements for Compost and Food Waste Reduction (CFWR) Pilot ProjectsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of up to $9.5 million for Compost and Food Waste …, , , 2023-03-20 03:22:29
EPA Consumer Recycling Education and Outreach (REO) Grant ProgramThe EPA is seeking applications proposing projects that inform the public about new or existing residential or community recycling programs; …, , , , 2022-12-16 11:48:06
EPA State and Territories Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling GrantsThe Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $275,000,000 total from Fiscal Year 2022 to Fiscal Year 2026 for grants authorized under the …, , , , , , 2022-12-16 11:17:39
EPA Political Subdivisions Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling GrantsThe Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $275,000,000 total from Fiscal Year 2022 to Fiscal Year 2026 for grants authorized under the …, , , , , , 2022-12-16 10:56:59
USDA Fertilizer Production Expansion ProgramThe Fertilizer Product Expansion Program (FPEP) provides grants to help eligible applicants increase or otherwise expand the manufacturing and processing …, , , , 2022-12-16 10:40:25
Green Innovation Grant ProgramThe Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP) supports projects across New York State that utilize unique EPA-designated green stormwater infrastructure design …, , , 2022-11-30 12:00:52
Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)The CWSRF provides interest-free or low-interest rate financing for wastewater and sewer infrastructure projects to municipalities throughout New York State. …, , , , , 2022-11-30 11:49:59
Source Reduction Assistance in Communities Grants (EPA Region 2)EPA Region 2 is announcing a grant competition to fund “Source Reduction Assistance in Communities” assistance agreements that support research, …, , , , , , , 2022-09-21 14:52:48
Closed Loop Circular Plastics FundThe Closed Loop Circular Plastics Fund accepts applications on a rolling basis and provides flexible financing for circular economy infrastructure, …, , , , 2022-06-28 12:43:58
Closed Loop Infrastructure FundThe Closed Loop Infrastructure Fund accepts applications for U.S.-based projects on a rolling basis and provides below-market rate loans to …, , , , 2022-06-28 12:30:41
The Recycling Partnership Recycling Inclusion FundWhat does a world look like where all people feel like valued members within their communities? How can we as …, , , , , , , 2022-06-28 12:09:24
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Great American Cleanup ProgramKeep America Beautiful is celebrating the Great American Cleanup’s 24th year in 2022, between March 21 to June 22. As …, , , , , 2022-06-28 10:00:32
KAB UNIFY & BEAUTIFY COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAMKeep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has opened the 2022 KAB Unify & Beautify Community Grant …, , , , , 2022-06-28 00:00:59
EPA Solid Waste Infrastructure and Recycling GrantsThe Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling program provides grants to implement a strategy to improve post-consumer materials management and infrastructure; …, , , , , 2022-06-24 13:31:13
NOAA Marine Debris ProgramThe NOAA Marine Debris Program supports the development and implementation of locally-driven, marine debris assessment, removal and prevention projects that …, , , , 2022-06-24 12:00:52
EPA Region 2 Sustainable Materials Management GrantsThis notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications that support the EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, for the …, , , , , , 2022-06-24 11:11:53
USDA Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) is a competitive program that supports the development of new tools, approaches, practices, and technologies to …, , , , , , 2022-06-24 11:04:12
EPA Source Reduction Assistance (SRA) Grant ProgramSource Reduction Assistance (SRA) grants fund innovative source reduction approaches (also known as “pollution prevention” or “P2”). P2 means reducing …, , , , , 2022-06-15 11:28:27
EPA Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Funding OpportunityEPA supports diversion of food waste and other organic materials from landfills.  AD is an alternative to landfilling that results in …, , , , 2022-06-15 11:11:46
The Recycling Partnership Polypropylene Recycling Grant ProgramThe purpose of the Polypropylene Recycling Grant Program is to facilitate Material Recovery Facility (MRF) processing, sortation and marketing of …, , , , , , 2022-06-15 10:49:45
Waste Management (WM) Charitable GivingHealthy thriving communities depend on involved citizens, organizations and corporate partners for momentum. We lend our support and services to …, , , , 2022-06-15 10:00:51
The Recycling Partnership Residential Curbside Recycling Cart GrantThe purpose of the Residential Curbside Recycling Cart Grant Program is to advance recycling in communities across the United States …, , , , , , 2022-06-15 10:00:48
The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Innovation FundThe Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation’s Innovation Fund helps fill the gap in philanthropic funding needed to …, , , , 2022-06-15 10:00:45
Walmart Local Community GrantsOur local community grants are awarded through an open application process and provide funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club …, , , , , , 2022-06-15 10:00:37
EPA Environmental Education (EE) GrantsUnder the Environmental Education Grants Program, EPA seeks grant proposals from eligible applicants to support environmental education projects that promote …, , , , , , 2022-06-15 10:00:16
EPA Pollution Prevention (P2) Grant ProgramThe program funds two-year Pollution Prevention (P2) assistance agreements for projects expected to be performed in each EPA region that …, , , , 2022-06-15 10:00:01
EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) Cooperative Agreement ProgramThe Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) Cooperative Agreement Program provides financial assistance to eligible organizations working on or planning to …, , , , , 2022-06-15 10:00:01
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP)You can start making a change in your community to reduce the amount of cigarette litter by implementing a local …, , , , , , , , 2022-06-14 10:28:00
NYSAR3 & NYSP2I Grants for NYS Colleges & UniversitiesNYSAR3 College Council grants, supported by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), are awarded through a competitive application process designed to …, , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:44
NYSP2I Food Waste Reduction & Diversion Reimbursement ProgramThe Food Waste Reduction and Diversion Reimbursement Program is an innovative partnership between New York State and Rochester Institute of …, , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:37
A&WMA Richard I. Stessel Waste Management AwardThe Richard I. Stessel Waste Management Award, established by the Board of Directors on June 29, 1989 and named for …, , , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:35
NYSAR3 Green School Grant ProgramThis grant program provides seed, or start-up money for recycling/waste reduction programs in public and private schools. Funds can also …, , , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:29
NYSP2I Community Grants ProgramEach year, the NYSP2I awards funding to projects that seek to improve the health, environmental quality, and economic vitality of …, , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:27
Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) Industrial Finance Program (IFP)The Industrial Finance Program (IFP) assists clients in managing their wastes, control pollution, building and improving drinking water, wastewater, and …, , , , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:26
NYSDEC Climate Smart Communities Grant ProgramThe Climate Smart Communities (CSC) Grant Program is a competitive 50/50 matching grant program for municipalities to implement projects focused …, , , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:18
EREF Grants ProgramThe EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded reflects EREF’s long-term strategic plan to address …, , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:15
NYSDEC Funding for Emergency Food Relief OrganizationsThe goal of this funding program was to support food pantries and other emergency food relief organizations by providing funding …, , , , , 2022-06-14 10:00:13
NYSDEC Grants for Recycling Coordination & Education ProjectsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide State assistance for Recycling Coordinator salaries and for public education programs conducted by municipalities. …, , , , , 2022-06-13 12:00:36
NYSDEC Funding for Municipalities for Food Reduction, Food Donation, & Food Scraps RecyclingThe goal of this funding program is to assist municipalities in creating and expanding programs to reduce wasted food, donate …, , , , , 2022-06-13 10:00:30
NYSDEC Grants for Municipal Landfill Closure ProjectsNYSDEC provides funds to municipalities for the closure of eligible municipal landfills. These projects may also include in assisting municipalities …, , , , , 2022-06-13 10:00:18
NYSDEC Grants for Municipal Waste Reduction & Prevention ProjectsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide State assistance for projects that further the primary strategy of the NYS solid waste …, , , , , 2022-06-13 10:00:00
NYSDEC Grants for Recycling Capital ProjectsNYSDEC is authorized to provide State assistance for projects that enhance municipal recycling infrastructure through construction materials recycling facilities construction …, , , , , 2022-06-12 12:00:48
NYSDEC Grants for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) ProgramsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide grants for HHW collection programs in order to provide a safe alternative for recycling …, , , , , 2022-06-12 12:00:23
NYSDEC Grants for Municipal Landfill Gas Management ProjectsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide grants to Municipal Landfill Gas Management projects that promote improved air quality at solid …, , , , , 2022-06-12 12:00:22
USDA Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) GrantThe purpose of the RFSP program is to support partnerships that connect public and private resources to plan and develop …, , , , 2022-06-10 12:49:08
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program in Puerto RicoThis program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm …, , , , , , 2022-06-10 12:00:21
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Grants to Alleviate Health Risks on Tribal Lands & ColoniasThis program provides low-income communities, which face significant health risks, access to safe, reliable drinking water and waste disposal facilities and services. …, , , , , , , 2022-06-03 12:00:51
USDA Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & GrantsProvides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to …, , , , , 2022-06-03 12:00:48
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program in New YorkThis program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm …, , , , , , , 2022-06-03 12:00:28
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Technical Assistance & Training GrantsThis program helps qualified, private nonprofits provide technical assistance and training to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste …, , , , , , , 2022-06-03 12:00:23
USDA SEARCH – Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities & HouseholdsThis program helps very small, financially distressed rural communities with predevelopment feasibility studies, design and technical assistance on proposed water …, , , , , , 2022-06-03 12:00:20
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning GrantsThis program assists low-income communities with initial planning and development of applications for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal …, , , , , , 2022-06-02 12:00:51
EPA Recycling Education and Outreach GrantsProjects funded through the grant program will inform the public about residential or community recycling programs; provide information about the …, , , , , 2022-06-01 14:22:17
USDA Solid Waste Management GrantsThis program reduces or eliminates pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training …, , , , 2022-06-01 11:11:24
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Community Restoration & Resiliency FundMotivated by the need caused by devastation from natural and environmental disasters, Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s iconic community improvement …, , , , , 2021-07-01 12:00:13
EQIP Organic InitiativeThe Organic Initiative provides financial assistance to implement a broad set of conservation practice to assist organic producers in addressing …, 2019-01-30 15:16:57
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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