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Special Grants Announcement: Consolidated Funding Application Now Open
Applications are now being accepted through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) [ https://apps.cio.ny.gov/apps/cfa/ ] until *4:00 PM on July 26, 2019*. The Division of Water has three grant programs available in the CFA:
*Water Quality Improvement Projects (WQIP) [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/4774.html ]*
WQIP funds implement projects to address documented water quality impairments or protect a drinking water source. Eligible project types include wastewater treatment improvement, non-agricultural nonpoint source abatement and control, land acquisition for source water protection, salt storage, aquatic connectivity restoration, and municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4). For full program details and requirements, including maximum award amounts, required match, and project type descriptions, view the WQIP Round 16 Program Overview (PDF) [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/water_pdf/wqipoverviewr16.pdf ].
*Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant (EPG) [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/81196.html ]*
EPG funds production of an engineering report for eligible Clean Water State Revolving Fund water quality wastewater projects. For full program details and requirements, view the EPG Round 9 Program Overview (PDF) [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/water_pdf/epgoverviewr9.pdf ]. DEC offers this opportunity in partnership with the Environmental Facilities Corporation.
*NEW! Non-Agricultural Nonpoint Source Planning Grant (NPG)* [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/116725.html ]
New this year, NPG funds production of planning reports for nonpoint source water quality improvement projects. For full program details and requirements, including eligible grant categories, view the NPG Program Overview (PDF). [ http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/water_pdf/npgoverviewr1.pdf ]
Multiple workshops [ http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/resources?type%5B71%5D=71 ] on these and other grant programs offered through the CFA are being held around the state. The first workshops are scheduled for May 6 in Watkins Glen [ http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/southern-tier/events/southern-tier-cfa-workshop-may-06-2019 ], May 8 in Troy [ http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/southern-tier/events/capital-district-cfa-workshop-troy-may-08-2019 ], and May 9 in Fredonia [ http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/western-new-york/events/western-ny-cfa-workshop-fredonia-may-09-2019 ].
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