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Non-Agricultural Nonpoint Source Planning Grant

The Nonpoint Source Planning Grant application period is now closed. Applications are being reviewed and awards are expected to be announced later this year.

Program Description

The Non-Agricultural Nonpoint Source Planning Grant (NPG) is a competitive, reimbursement grant program that funds planning reports for nonpoint source water quality improvement projects.

Successful applicants will prepare and submit planning reports to recommend an improvement project to address a nonpoint source of pollution. The goal of the program is to get projects ready for construction and future implementation funding through the Water Quality Improvement Project grant program or other funding opportunities.

Round 1 (2019) Eligible Grant Categories

  1. Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Facilities for Failing On-Site Treatment Systems or Long Island On-Site Treatment Systems that Do Not Currently Abate Nitrogen
  2. Green Infrastructure Practice/Stormwater Retrofits
  3. Great Lakes Nature-Based Shoreline Projects
  4. Streambank Stabilization
  5. In-Waterbody Controls for Nutrients
  6. Beach Restoration
  7. Culvert Repair and Replacement

Round 1 Eligible Applicants

Municipalities and Soil and Water Conservation Districts are eligible to apply for this grant.