Regional Water Plan Seed Grant

Posted: July 16, 2021

Deadline: October 31, 2021

Grantor: Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Additional Information

From State Fiscal Year 2022 funds appropriated by the Georgia General Assembly for Regional Water Planning, EPD announces the SFY2022 Regional Water Plan Seed Grant program. The Regional Water Plan Seed Grants are being provided to support and incentivize local governments and other water users as they undertake their Regional Water Plan implementation responsibilities.

Eligible recipients of the Regional Water Plan Seed Grant funds include local, regional and State units of government, local authorities which operate local government service delivery programs, regional commissions, resource conservation and development councils, local school systems, State college and universities, and State agencies. Project proposals must specifically address implementation of management practice(s) or other recommendation(s) from one or more Regional Water Plans, and applications must include a letter of endorsement from the Water Planning Council(s) Chair or designated representative.

Grant awards are limited to $75,000 and the project period is limited to thirty (30) months in duration. Applicants must attend a pre-application meeting with EPD by October 15, 2021 and applications must be e-mailed by October 31, 2021.

Specifics regarding eligible activities, application requirements, funding details, and other information are available at: https://epd.georgia.gov/outreach/grants/regional-water-plan-seed-grant-funds

More information regarding Regional Water Plans can be found at https://waterplanning.georgia.gov/.

To inquire about potential projects or to schedule a pre-application meeting, contact Joyce McClain at joyce.mcclain@dnr.ga.gov or 470-251-2761.

 

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