Funds Available for MT & SD Nonpoint Source Projects

The States of Montana and South Dakota are currently accepting applications for nonpoint source project program grants under the Federal Clean Water Act, Section 319 nonpoint source control program.  The recommended range for grants is $10,000-$300,000 per project, and a 40 percent cost share is required. Applicants must either be a nonprofit organization (501(c)(3) tax … Read moreFunds Available for MT & SD Nonpoint Source Projects

$500 Million in TIGER Grants Awarded

Minnesota, South Dakota, and Utah are among the recipients of nearly $500 million in grant money for transportation projects across the country through the competitive Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Scott County, Minnesota will receive $17.7 million for a highway freight interchange at the junction of US 169, Trunk Highway 41, and supporting … Read more$500 Million in TIGER Grants Awarded

MPCA Accepting Applications for Environmental Assistance Grant Funding

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is issuing Requests for Grant Application (RFGA) to solicit projects for the Fiscal Years (FY) 2016-17 Environmental Assistance (EA) Grant Program. Applications for financial assistance will be accepted for projects in the following Environmental Assistance Grant Rounds: *Greater Minnesota Recycling Collection (applications due date: April 13, 2016) *Volatile Organic … Read moreMPCA Accepting Applications for Environmental Assistance Grant Funding

Minnesota Pursues $795M for Clean Water & Wildlife Habitats

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton submitted a $795 million proposal in December to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for the State. This Federal, State, and local partnership would work with farmers and other landowners across Minnesota to implement conservation practices on up to 100,000 acres of land to restore … Read moreMinnesota Pursues $795M for Clean Water & Wildlife Habitats

Proposals Due May 11 for $46.3M from MN Lottery

The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources is accepting proposals through May 11 for grants from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, which is funded by Minnesota Lottery and investment proceeds. The commission expects that $46.3 million will be available for projects that start in July 2016. The commission is responsible for making funding recommendations … Read moreProposals Due May 11 for $46.3M from MN Lottery

MN Municipal Wastewater Facilities to Benefit from Federal Grant

The Minnesota Department of Commerce recently announced that it is one of eight recipients of the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Opportunities for Innovative Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Practices” grants. The $279,432 grant will be used to decrease energy use at municipal wastewater facilities in the State and identify potential opportunities for renewable energy generation. … Read moreMN Municipal Wastewater Facilities to Benefit from Federal Grant