grants file folder

UPDATED: April 20, 2022

Grant and funding opportunities updated monthly (usually the beginning of the month).  

If you have a grant to post, please contact Patti in the chapter office. Grants with rolling deadlines are toward the bottom of the page. 

GRANTS WITH DEADLINES

Nonpoint Source Water Quality Funding Project. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Water Restoration Assistance (DWRA) is calling for proposals for two water quality grant opportunities: 

  • The Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant provides up to $3 million in total funding for projects that reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution through public education, demonstration or implementation of best management practices (including green infrastructure); implementation of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and water quality restoration plans; groundwater protection; plus limited funding to a local government for eligible components of septic-to-sewer project implementation.
  • The State Water Quality Assistance Grant provides up to $5 million in total funding for shovel-ready construction projects that reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution, prioritized in impaired waters implementing TMDLs and/or water quality restoration plans.

Information here. Deadline: April 30.

Small Shipyard Grants. Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, there is currently $19,600,000 available for grants for capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration. Information here. Deadline: May 16. 

Farmers Market Promotion Program. FMPP funds projects that develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. The program focuses on: •Supporting and promoting domestic direct producer-to-consumer (including direct producer-to-retail, direct producer-to-restaurant, and direct producer-to-institutional marketing) marketing such as farmers markets, roadside stands, agritourism activities, community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs, or online sales; encouraging the development of value-added agricultural products; developing marketing strategies for producers of local food and value-added products; facilitating regional food chain coordination and mid-tier value chain development; promoting new business opportunities and marketing strategies to reduce on-farm food waste; responding to changing technology needs in direct producer-to-consumer marketing; and covering expenses related to costs incurred in obtaining food safety certification and improvements to food safety practices and equipment. Information here. Deadline: May 16. 

Port Infrastructure Development Program Grants. Port Infrastructure Development Program Background: The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act authorized and appropriated $450 million for the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) to make grants to improve facilities within, or outside of and directly related to operations of, or an intermodal connection to, coastal seaports, inland river ports, and Great Lakes ports. Information here. Deadline: May 16. 

Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants. Capital Projects support the design, purchase, construction, restoration, or renovation of facilities for humanities activities. Digital Infrastructure projects support the maintenance, modernization, and sustainability of existing digital scholarly projects and platforms. For both Capital Projects and Digital Infrastructure, expenditures must be shown to bring long-term benefits to the institution and to the humanities more broadly. Information here. Deadline: May 17.

Conservation Innovation Grants State Program. NRCS is announcing the availability of CIG funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications are accepted from eligible entities for projects carried out in the state of Iowa. A total of up to $350,000 is available for the Iowa CIG competition in FY 2022. All non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals are invited to apply, with the sole exception of federal agencies. Projects may be between one and three years in duration. The maximum award amount for a single award in FY 2022 is $100,000. Information here. Deadline: May 17. 

Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Funding. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to fund community violence (CV) technical assistance providers that can support and assist CDC’s CV funded communities in achieving the outcomes of the CV programmatic NOFO, Community Violence Prevention: Putting Communities First - Safer Communities and Saving Lives. Specifically, this training and technical assistance (TTA) will support communities in building local public health capacity for prevention and establishing a community-driven prevention system that works with community organizations, local communities and affected populations, and multisector partners to prevent violence. Successful applicants will have to demonstrate experience providing direct TA to communities including on the ground experience working with local communities and organizations doing CV prevention and intervention. Information here. Deadline: June 8.

Digital Projects for the Public National Endowment for the Humanities. This program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. Information here. Deadline: June 8.

Deploying Solar with Wildlife and Ecosystem Services Benefits. The goal of this funding opportunity is to produce solutions and/or strategies that minimize the adverse impacts of solar energy on wildlife and maximize the ecosystem benefits while enabling the rapid deployment of ground-mounted solar energy. SETO is interested in projects that will produce results with broad relevance to solar stakeholders by establishing methods, technologies, models, best management practices, and/or resources that facilitate solar energy’s pivotal role in achieving a 100% clean electricity system by 2035 and a net-zero energy system by 2050. Successful projects will produce research results that are generalizable to multiple sites, pertinent to multiple stakeholder groups, impactful in a short timeframe (i.e., 3 years or less), and engage local communities most affected by solar energy deployment. Information here. Deadline: June 20.

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law - Historic Investment in Brownfields. Funding and direct technical assistance, overburdened communities can begin to address the economic, social and environmental challenges caused by brownfields and reposition these properties for investment and revitalization. Information here. Deadline: July 2022. 

Refuge Enhancement/Infrastructure Partnerships Initiative. The goals of the initiative are to enable local communities to play a more active role in increasing outdoor recreation opportunities on refuge lands and waters, to be more focused and deliberate in using partnerships to help the Service address infrastructure repair and improvement needs such as proactive maintenance and the maintenance backlog, and to enhance wildlife habitat.  This initiative will enable the Service to leverage funds and staff resources. Additionally, this initiative can help address multiple Service priorities as a catalyst for:

  • Economic and Conservation Enhancement
  • Career Training and Mentoring Opportunities for Youth and Adults
  • Equity and Inclusion in Conservation and Recreation
  • Climate and Wildlife Resilience
  • Community Health

Information here. Deadline: Sept. 15.

Fish and Wildlife Service Recovery Implementation Funding. The principal objective of this Recovery Implementation funding opportunity is to support the implementation of priority recovery actions for federally endangered and threatened species. The ESA conveys the importance of recovery plans as a central organizing tool for guiding each species’ recovery process by requiring their development for every listed species. Recovery plans establish an overall recovery vision that, among other things:

  • Defines the point at which protections under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) are no longer needed,
  • Identifies and prioritizes the most effective and feasible suite of recovery actions that will promote species survival and recovery, • Provides the public and policy makers with an overall estimate of the time and cost to recover species, and the ability to measure success and resources needs, and
  • Aids the Service in working with others to improve the status for imperiled species. 
Information here. Deadline: Sept. 30. 

Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program Funding. The Coastal Program takes an adaptive approach to designing and implementing coastal habitat protection and restoration strategies that anticipate and ameliorate the impacts of climate change and other environmental stressors. Coastal Program habitat improvement projects strive to increase coastal resiliency by improving the ability of coastal ecosystems to adapt to environmental changes and supporting natural and nature-based infrastructure projects to protect and enhance coastal habitats. Information here. Deadline: Sept. 30.


ROLLING/ONGOING DEADLINES:

Community Development Block Grant Program. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program provides annual grants on a formula basis to states, cities, and counties to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. The program is authorized under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended 42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq. Information here. Deadline: Contact local HUD to determine submittal deadline

National Fish Habitat Action Plan. The Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance Program provides technical and financial assistance to other federal agencies, states, local governments, Native American tribes, non-governmental organizations, citizen groups, and landowners for the conservation and management of fish and wildlife resources. This includes minimizing the establishment, spread, and impact of aquatic invasive species. Specifically, aquatic habitat conservation projects under this program must protect, restore, and enhance fish and aquatic habitats, as outlined in the National Fish Habitat Action Plan (Action Plan). Information here. Deadline: Contact local FHP to determine submittal deadline.

Environmental Sustainability. The goal of the Environmental Sustainability program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmental) systems. These systems provide ecological services vital for human survival. Research efforts supported by the program typically consider long time horizons and may incorporate contributions from the social sciences and ethics. The program supports engineering research that seeks to balance society's need to provide ecological protection and maintain stable economic conditions. Information here. Deadline: rolling

The Skatepark Project. To help underserved communities create safe and inclusive public skateparks for youth. Only organizations seeking to build free, public, concrete skateparks in underserved communities may apply for a construction grant from The Skatepark Project. Funding availability: $50,000 to $300,000. Information hereDeadline: Letters of Inquiry are accepted anytime. Awards issued quarterly.

Greenways and Trails. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Greenways and Trails provides a comprehensive list of available resources including, grant funding. Funding availability: varies based on program.  Information here. Deadline: varies based on program - see notice for details. 

Economic Development Assistance. The EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. Information here. Deadline: ongoing.

Natural Resource and Ecosystem Assistance. The Spill Impact Component of the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act (RESTORE Act) provides funding to the five Gulf Coast states (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas) for ecosystem restoration, economic recovery, and tourism promotion in the Gulf Coast region. Information here. Deadline: ongoing.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety. FDOT's Alert Today Florida’s High Visibility Enforcement Program is designed to increase awareness of, and compliance with, traffic laws and regulations that protect the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists on Florida’s roads. Information here Deadline: Until funds used. 

Derelict Vessel Removal. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has established a program to provide grants to local governments for reimbursement for the removal of derelict vessels from the public waters of the state. Information here.  Deadline: Open. 

Multi-Sport Courts. Developed in response to the demands of kids, KABOOM! is introducing our newest playspace innovation: Multi-Sport Courts.  Sports courts help communities address a lack of play opportunities for older youth that no longer play on playgrounds. The interlocking tiles are easy to install and maintain. Sports courts provide communities with a wide variety of different sports using the same space— such as basketball, hockey, volleyball and many other games. Information here. Deadline: Open. 

Fish Habitat. The Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance Program provides technical and financial assistance for the conservation and management of fish and wildlife resources. This includes minimizing the establishment, spread, and impact of aquatic invasive species. Specifically, aquatic habitat conservation projects under this program must protect, restore, and enhance fish and aquatic habitats, as outlined in the National Fish Habitat Action Plan. Funded projects may be carried out by Fish Habitat Partnerships (FHPs). More information about the FHPs and their partners can be found online at www.fishhabitat.org. Information here. Deadline: contact your local FHP.

Playground Planning and Equipment. KaBOOM! offers a variety of grants to help make sure every kid gets a great, safe place to play throughout the country. Funding availability: Varies based on grant. Information here. Deadline: varies based on grant.

Community Transit Assistance. Lyft will assist non-profits by issuing free ride credits to help support the organization's mission. Must include how transportation options and mobility of patrons folds into organization's success and supports local community goals. Information here. Deadline: rolling

Disaster Recovery. The federal Economic Development Administration funding opportunities under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to help communities and regions devise and implement long-term economic recovery strategies through a variety of non-construction and construction projects and address economic challenges. Information here. Deadline: rolling

Rural Bus and Bus Facilities. FDOT offers provides federal capital assistance to eligible recipients who operate/contract public transportation services in rural areas. More on the program here. Apply here. (Both will download as .pdfs) Deadline: rolling.

Pet Welfare.
The Banfield Foundation's Disaster Relief Grants provide financial support to nonprofit animal organizations and/or local or state governments whose communities have suffered the impact of natural or other disasters. Information here. Deadline: ongoing

Disaster and the Built Environment. The National Science Foundation's Humans, Disasters and the Built Environment program supports fundamental, multidisciplinary research on the interactions between humans and the built environment within and among communities exposed to natural, technological and other types of hazards and disasters. The program's context is provided by ongoing and emerging changes in three interwoven elements of a community: its population, its built environment (critical infrastructures, physical and virtual spaces, and buildings and related structures) and the hazards and disasters to which it is exposed. Information here.  Deadline: ongoing. 

Emergency Communications Systems. The Department of Homeland Security's SAFECOM Guidance encourages grant applicants to participate, support, and invest in planning activities that will help states or territories prepare for deployment of new emergency communications systems or technologies. At the same time, there is a need to sustain current land mobile radio (LMR) systems into the foreseeable future. Information here. Deadline: Depends on grant.

Public Infrastructure. The Florida Job Growth Grant Fund is an economic development program designed to promote public infrastructure and workforce training across the state. Information here. Deadline: rolling.

Disaster Long-term Recovery Planning. The Economic Development Administration investment assistance will help communities and regions devise and implement long-term economic recovery strategies through a variety of non-construction and construction projects, as appropriate, to address economic challenges in areas where a presidential declaration of a major disaster was issued. Information here. Deadline: rolling

Public Works. The Economic Development Administration is soliciting applications from rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. Information here. Deadline: open  

Expedited Projects Delivery Pilot. The Federal Transit Administration's EPD Pilot Program is aimed at expediting delivery of new fixed guideway capital projects, small starts projects, or core capacity improvement projects. These projects must utilize public-private partnerships, be operated and maintained by employees of an existing public transportation provider, and have a federal share not exceeding 25 percent of the project cost. Information here. Deadline: open  

Adventure Courses. The KABOOM! Adventure Course program provides the facilitation and support of an experienced Project Manager as community members embark on a six to eight week planning process. After selection, all partners will join together for a community Design Workshop, inviting the youth that will utilize the adventure course to design their playspace. Information here. Deadline: open.

Fish and Wildlife Resources Management. The Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance Program provides technical and financial assistance for the conservation and management of fish and wildlife resources. This includes minimizing the establishment, spread, and impact of aquatic invasive species. Specifically, aquatic habitat conservation projects under this program must protect, restore, and enhance fish and aquatic habitats, as outlined in the National Fish Habitat Action Plan. Information here. Deadline: Contact the program.

EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance. Projects eligible for EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance include economic recovery planning and preparation of technical assistance strategies to address economic dislocations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, preparing or updating resiliency plans to respond to future pandemics, implementing entrepreneurial support programs to diversify economies and constructing public works and facilities that will support economic recovery, including the deployment of broadband for purposes including supporting telehealth and remote learning for job skills. Information hereDeadline: Rolling

Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Opportunities. U.S. Department of Transportation, Transit, Highway and Safety Funds under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act funding programs has funding opportunities available. Information here. Deadline: Rolling. 

Community Heart and Soul Seed Grant Program. The Community Heart & Soul Seed Grant Program provides $10,000 in startup funding for resident-driven groups in small cities and towns to implement the Community Heart & Soul model. Grant funding requires a $10,000 cash match from the participating municipality or a partnering organization. Information here. Deadline: Rolling. 

EDA Planning and Local Technical Assistance. EDA makes planning and local technical assistance investments to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States. Available funding: $300,000. Information here. Deadline: Rolling. 

Environmental Sustainability National Science Foundation. The goal of the Environmental Sustainability program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmental) systems. These systems provide ecological services vital for human survival. Research efforts supported by the program typically consider long time horizons and may incorporate contributions from the social sciences and ethics. The program supports engineering research that seeks to balance society's need to provide ecological protection and maintain stable economic conditions. Information here. Deadline: Rolling.

FDOT Subgrant Opportunities. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) State Safety Office awards subgrants to traffic safety partners that undertake priority area programs and activities to improve traffic safety and reduce crashes, serious injuries, and fatalities. Subgrants may be awarded for assisting in addressing traffic safety deficiencies, expansion of an ongoing activity, or development of a new program. Subgrants are awarded to state and local safety-related agencies as "seed" money to assist in the development and implementation of programs in traffic safety priority areas. Information here. Deadline: ongoing (Oct. 1 - Sep. 30).