NYSP2I Community Grants Program

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) was established to give businesses, nonprofits, municipalities, and communities across the Empire State the resources and expertise they need to realize the benefits of sustainability.

Eligible Recipients:

NYSP2I Community Grants are a funding opportunity for community organizations and local government agencies based and operating in New York State.

Eligible Projects: 

Preference will be given to projects that:

  • Utilize partnerships and collaborations with other organizations
  • Demonstrate a broad community impact
  • Address populations and communities affected by, experiencing, or susceptible to environmental harms and risk
  • Are replicable and transferrable to other organizations
  • Are located in Environmental Justice (EJ) communities

Funding Source:
Funding allocation through NYSP2I is made possible through New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).

Funding Amount:

The application period for the 2023-2024 Community Grants Program is now closed.

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