The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, in cooperation with the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation have made up to $2 million available in 2015 for municipalities that need to construct or improve their municipal wastewater system. Grant funds can be used to pay for engineering and/or consultant fees for engineering and planning services for the production of an engineering report. Municipalities can apply for the funding through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). Individual grants will be up to $100,000 and municipalities will have to provide a 20% match.
Successful applicants will be required to submit a complete engineering report within 9 months of their grant agreement being executed. The engineering report will be used when seeking financing through the CWSRF program or other financial means to further pursue the identified solution.
For additional information, please see the 2015 Overview Document or visit DEC’s website.
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