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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Strategic Buyout Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Property Acquisition
Funder NC Office of Recovery and Resiliency
Award Varies
Opens Rolling
Closes Rolling

The NC Office of Recovery and Resiliency runs the voluntary Strategic Buyout Program. The Program purchases properties likely to flood repeatedly and converts them to permanent green spaces. The program collaborates with local governments to identify buyout zones in counties heavily impacted by Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.

Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Technical Assistance
Funder National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Award Technical assistance only
Opens 10/1/2024*
Closes 12/1/2024*
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration program helps communities understand how summer temperatures vary across their city or town. Program partners first help volunteers collect data on temperature, humidity and other metrics. Later, NOAA converts the data to interactive maps.

Viable Utilities Reserve

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Technical Assistance; Funding > Grant
Funder NC Department of Environmental Quality
Award Varies
Opens 7/30/2024
Closes 9/30/2024

This NC Department of Environmental Quality program provides technical assistance and funding to assist distressed water and wastewater utility systems with declining revenue streams, increasing infrastructure costs and recruiting difficulties. 

Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Loan
Funder Environmental Protection Agency
Award Varies
Opens Rolling
Closes Rolling

This Environmental Protection Agency program provides low-cost supplemental loans to support long-term projects aimed at strengthening regionally and nationally significant water and wastewater infrastructure.

Water Resources Development Grant: State and Local Projects

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder NC Department of Environmental Quality
Award Up to $200,000
Opens Jan. 1 and July 1 each year
Closes June 30 and Dec. 31 each year

This NC Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Resources program provides cost-share funding for water management, stream restoration and water-based recreation projects. The grant also supports feasibility and engineering studies for these initiatives.

Wetland Reserve Easement

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Property Acquisition, Technical Assistance
Funder USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
Award Varies
Opens Rolling
Closes Rolling

This Natural Resource Conservation Service program helps private and tribal landowners protect, restore and enhance wetlands. The program is for wetlands that have been degraded by agricultural uses, including forestry. Participants receive technical assistance to help them create and implement a conservation plan for enrolled land.