Funding Database

Find funding for building community and ecosystem resilience to the impacts of flooding, heat waves and other climate impacts. Some opportunities include technical assistance. To narrow down the list, use the check boxes and then click the "Apply" button located below the list of options.

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Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Direct Technical Assistance

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Technical Assistance
Funder Federal Emergency Management Agency
Award TA opportunity: up to 36 months
Opens 10/1/2024*
Closes 2/1/2025*
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Direct Technical Assistance provides technical support to communities and tribal nations that are interested in enhancing their capability and capacity to design holistic, equitable hazard mitigation solutions that advance community-driven objectives.

Clean Water Act Section 319 Grant Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder NC Department of Environmental Quality
Award $50,000 - $300,000
Opens 2/1/2025*
Closes 3/15/2025* (optional draft proposals),
5/6/2025* (full proposals)
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

The NC Department of Environmental Quality provides grant funding to implement watershed plans intended to restore waters impaired by nonpoint source pollution. Permissible projects include riparian vegetation restoration, stream channel restoration, streambank stabilization, erosion mitigation, stormwater management improvements, various agricultural practices, septic system remediation and others.

Clean Water State Revolving Fund

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Loan
Funder NC Department of Environmental Quality
Award Up to $35 million
Opens Fall 2024
Closes Fall 2024

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund, managed by the NC Department of Environmental Quality, provides low- or zero-interest loans supplemented with principal forgiveness to local government units at low market rates to allow for implementation, repair and maintenance of water infrastructure including wastewater, stormwater and stream restoration projects.

Community Collaborative Research Grant

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder Multiple organizations
Award $5,000 - $25,000
Opens Varies
Closes Varies
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

This program brings communities and researchers together to study high-priority environmental and economic issues in North Carolina. Research projects are led by one scientific expert and one local expert. Funded projects focus on North Carolina’s coastal waters or water resource issues. Proposals should address climate change.

Community Conservation Assistance Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant, Technical Assistance
Funder NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Award Up to $35,000
Opens Varies
Closes Varies

This NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services program aims to improve water quality and reduce nonpoint source pollution. The program provides funding and technical assistance to implement best management practices. Private and public landowners are eligible. Projects cannot be on land involved with agriculture production.

Community Development Block Grant-Infrastructure

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder NC Department of Environmental Quality
Award Up to $3 million
Opens Annually, typically in September
Closes 10/1/2024*
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

The NC Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Infrastructure administers Community Development Block Grant-Infrastructure (CDBG-I) funding for construction of public water and sewer infrastructure in low- to moderate-income communities. Projects install, repair or replace infrastructure to ensure water availability, reduce contamination and mitigate public and environmental health problems.

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Property Acquisition
Funder NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Award Varies
Opens Varies by county
Closes Varies by county

This NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services program helps private landowners take agricultural land along streams, ditches and wetlands out of production. Landowners then establish riparian buffer zones with the goal of reducing pollution and sedimentation from agriculture operations while also enhancing native wildlife habitat.

Conservation Reserve Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder USDA Farm Service Agency
Award Varies
Opens Varies
Closes Varies

This US Department of Agriculture (USDA) program provides financial incentives to farmers who remove environmentally sensitive lands from production. Participants must aim to control soil erosion, enhance water quality and increase wildlife habitat on that land.