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Grant Opportunity ID
Department of Environmental Conservation
Grant Opportunity
2023 Hudson River Estuary Grants for Local Stewardship Planning Round 40
Contact Name
Susan Pepe
Contact Email
Solicitation Profile
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is pleased to announce funding for projects that will implement priorities of the Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda - to provide benefits of a vital estuary ecosystem: clean water; resilient communities; the sustainability of Estuary fish, wildlife, and habitats; conservation of natural scenery; and enhanced access, river education, and recreational opportunities. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) anticipates approximately $900,000 in available funding for Local Stewardship Planning projects for plans, feasibility studies, assessments, inventories, design and permitting, and the development of regionally-applicable guidance documents or handbooks to help communities improve infrastructure and protect water resources and habitat. Funding for this grant opportunity is provided by the NYS Environmental Protection Fund. Projects must implement objectives of the Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda. Grants will range between a minimum award amount of $10,500, up to a maximum amount of $75,000. Applications must be submitted in the NYS Grants Gateway by the following due date: 3:00 P.M. July 12, 2023. Please email all HRE grant opportunity questions to Susan Pepe: Questions will be accepted by the Department until close of business July 5, 2023 All questions and answers will be posted continuously in the Grants Gateway.

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Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
July 12, 2023 / 03:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateMonday, December 4, 2023
Anticipated Initial Contract Length24 Months
Total Funding Available$900,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)$10,500 - $75,000
NarrativeThe minimum grant amount is $10,500. The maximum grant amount is $75,000.
Letter of Intent--Select--
Letter of Intent Due
Questions Due DateWednesday, July 5, 2023
Questions and Answers NarrativeFor general information on completing this application and for clarification of application requirements, contractual terms and procedures, contact: Susan Pepe, Hudson River Estuary Program Grants Coordinator Include 2023 Round 40 Stewardship RFA in the subject line of the email. Questions regarding this grant opportunity will be accepted by the DEC until C.O.B. July 5, 2023. All questions, and answers, will be uploaded in the Grants Gateway application for all applicants to view.
Questions and Answers Posting TypeUpload
Questions and Answers Posting Date
Questions and Answers Link or UploadClick here
Eligible ApplicantsNot-For-Profit, Governmental Entity, Tribal Organization
Target Population(s)Organizations - Government Entities, Organizations - Not-For Profits
Service Area(s) Environmental Supports
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