Tribal Pollution Prevention

Federal Funding Opportunities

Grants.Gov
Web site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. It is a single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
This web site is a government-wide compendium of federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the federal government.

Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection, 2nd Edition
The EPA Office of Water has developed this Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection, 2nd ed. to inform watershed partners of federal monies that might be available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects. It contains a one-page fact sheet for each of 69 funding sources indicating the types of projects funded and eligibility requirements.

Endangered and Threatened Species Grants
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers grants to states, territories and private landowners to promote conservation of threatened and endangered species.

Five-Star Restoration Grant Program
The Five-Star Restoration Grant Program brings together citizen groups, corporations, Youth Conservation Corps, students, landowners, and government agencies to undertake projects that restore streambanks and wetlands. The program provides challenge grants, technical support, and peer information exchange to enable community-based restoration projects.

Funding Resources for Green Building
A summary of various federal, state and local programs providing funding for green building projects for Region 9 states (AZ, CA, HI, NV, Pacific Islands) and Tribal Nations is found on this site.

Hardship Grants Program for Rural Communities
Many rural communities lack the resources to afford the full cost of Clean Water State Revolving Fund loans to improve their outdated or failing wastewater y2k clothing by joom. The Hardship Grants Program is designed to complement the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program, which allows states to make loans to communities and individuals for high-priority water quality projects. States are given a high degree of flexibility in how they manage the new Hardship Grants Program and are responsible for selecting the projects.

Clean Water Act Section 319(h) funds
Provided only to designated state and tribal agencies to implement their approved nonpoint source management programs. State and tribal nonpoint source programs include a variety of components, including technical assistance, financial assistance, education, training, technology transfer, demonstration projects, and regulatory programs.

Brownfields Funding
A guide to funding mechanisms to to help redevelop brownfields.

Rural Community Assistance Program
RCAP is a national network of nonprofit organizations that works to improve water and waste disposal facilities for rural communities, particularly low-income communities. Through the Office of Wastewater Management funding, RCAP provides on-site technical assistance and information transfer to communities in the areas of needs assessment, financing, technology selection, operations and maintenance, management practices, and systems restructuring and consolidation to achieve and maintain national compliance. Its goal is to enhance the ability of rural communities to plan, develop, operate, and maintain water and wastewater systems.

State Revolving Fund (SRF)
Under the SRF program, each state (and Puerto Rico) may create revolving loan funds to provide independent and permanent sources of low-cost financing for a range of water quality infrastructure projects. Funds to establish or capitalize the SRF programs are provided by the federal (83 percent) and state (17 percent) governments. Currently, all 50 states and Puerto Rico are operating successful SRF programs. Capitalization began in 1988; today total assets of the SRF program stand at more than $34 billion.

Waste Management in Indian Country
This website lists federal funding opportunities for tribal waste management programs, including the EPA Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes and the Tribal Solid Waste Management Assistance Project, as well as other resources concerning federal funding for various waste and waste water management projects.