(This list is by no means comprehensive. Visit again as we try to update
this site regularly)
of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection: a searchable
database of financial assistance sources (grants, loans, cost-sharing)
available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects. To select
funding programs for particular requirements, use either of two searches
below. One is based on subject matter criteria, and the other is based
on words in the title of the funding program.
Center for Field Research - Funds field-based projects which
address a broad range of issues, including water quality monitoring
in lakes, streams, and wetlands.
Restoration Center - A list of partnerships that periodically
announce funding opportunities for habitat restoration projects to benefit
coastal / marine trust resources
Foundation of Cape Cod's Freshwater Fund and Environmental
Trust Fund of Cape Cod have posted a Request for Proposals to
provide financial support for collaborative projects that address
freshwater issues at the regional and local levels and that
promote and link good science and public education.
Small Grants: Projects should substantively advance
some aspect of river, stream and/or adjacent land protection
and/or restoration. Nonprofit organizations as well as cities
and towns are welcome to apply (partnering is encouraged).
Check this site for advice on fundraising and ideas for sources of money:
Western Massachusetts Funding Resource Center has a library and
training center that helps nonprofit and grass roots organizations in
Western New England raise funds.