Foundation / Corporation
Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
07/02/21 4:00 PM EST
Grants to Rhode Island and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and tribes for water management projects in eligible areas. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to applying. Funding is intended to support both large and small projects that address fresh or marine water quality degradation. The purpose of the program is to restore clean water, healthy coastal ecosystems, and sustainable communities in Southeast New England.
For the purposes of this grant program, Southeast New England is defined as lands, watersheds, waters, and islands from Westerly, Rhode Island, to Pleasant Bay, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, including the waters of Narragansett Bay and Buzzards Bay, and their watersheds as far north as Worcester and Brockton, MA. It includes all major rivers and river drainage basins flowing into coastal waters of Rhode Island, Buzzards Bay, and the South Shore of Cape Cod. It also includes Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and the Elizabeth Islands.
SNEP Watershed Grants’ funding priorities are aligned with the SNEP vision, goals and priority actions and in the SNEP Strategic Plan (see Supporting Documents below).
Examples of proposals that support SNEP vision, goals and priorities include those which:
In addition to the larger projects described above, RAE will consider smaller grants that advance local and peer-to-peer learning regarding the restoration of clean water and healthy coastal ecosystems. Examples include workshops or training series, major symposia, partnership development, etc. RAE is particularly interested in funding special projects that share knowledge and experience developed through SNEP programs and projects with stakeholders and practitioners throughout the SNEP region.
For information about use of funds, see: https://estuaries.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/0-SNEPWG-RFP-FINAL-1mar21.pdf#page=6
GrantWatch ID#: 160489
Typical awards will range from $50,000 to $350,000.
Projects of exceptional impact may be funded up to $500,000. Smaller grants will be considered in limited instances.
The expected date of award of 2021 SNEP Watershed Grants is October 1, 2021. Following award, the project period may be up to 27 months, ending no later than Dec. 31, 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/rae_snepwg
For all inquiries related to this RFP, contact Thomas Ardito, Restore America’s Estuaries, email@example.com.
2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 603
Arlington, VA 22201
Boundary map of the SNEP region: https://epa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=596401a1439e48a8a02ce9473b453c41
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