Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
01/21/20 3:00 PM
Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit water systems and agencies for projects to protect existing or future water sources. Funding may be used for acquistions, land surveys, management plans and reports, recording fees, clean-up and demolition costs, and title research and certification costs. Proposals are sought for Financial assistance for the purchase of land in existing Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)-approved drinking water supply protection areas, or land in estimated protection areas of identified and planned future water supply wells or intakes.
The Property must be primarily located in an appropriate area to achieve stated objectives. This requirement may be met in slightly different ways depending upon whether the project is to protect an existing well or intake:
For additional information regarding program requirements, see: https://www.mass.gov/doc/fy20-final-dwsp-bid-doc/download#page=4
Eligible project costs include:
For additional information about permitted uses, see: https://www.mass.gov/doc/fy20-final-dwsp-bid-doc/download#page=5
This program encourages the completion of projects to serve Environmental Justice populations, to help address the disproportionate share of environmental burdens borne by lower-income and racial minority communities.
GrantWatch ID#: 141710
Maximum award: $300,000
The contract period will begin on the date that EEA signs the contract. Contracts issued pursuant to this BID must purchase the property and expend 100% of the approved project costs on or before the end of the fiscal year (June 30, 2020 for FY2020 awards; June 30, 2021 for FY2021 awards) to be eligible for reimbursement.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send applications to:
ENV 20 DCS 06
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
100 Cambridge Street – Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114
Water Supply Protection Areas map:
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