- WQIP Round 11 Funding: Governor Cuomo announced the availability of grants for Round 11 of the Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program. Funding is available for municipalities, soil and water conservation districts and non-profit organizations. The WQIP program is a competitive, reimbursement grant program funded primarily by the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and NY Works II for projects that reduce polluted runoff, improve water quality and restore habitat in New York’s waterbodies.For more information a copy of the application see http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/4774.html.
- Green Infrastructure Funding Page: The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Water has posted a new Green Infrastructure Funding Page that lists a number of state, federal and other programs that may fund green infrastructure projects. Green Infrastructure is the use of vegetation, soils and natural processes to slow stormwater and increase absorption into the ground.