Funding Opportunities

EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program. All proposed projects should include activities designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to understand the local environmental and public health issues and to identify ways to address these issues at the local level. Application packages must be submitted on or before April 10, 2023, at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) through 

Environmental Justice Government-to-Government (EJG2G) Program. Supports government activities that lead to measurable environmental or public health impacts in communities disproportionately burdened by environmental harms. The deadline has been extended until April 14, 2023. The application deadline is Tuesday, May 30, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST. 

EPA Climate Pollution Reduction Grants. The program is designed to provide flexible support to states, local governments, tribes, and territories regardless of where they are in their climate planning and implementation process. Planning funds can be used to update existing climate, energy, or sustainability plans, or to develop new plans. The lead organization for a metropolitan area must submit the Notice of Intent to Participate by April 28, 2023.

PennDOT National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Grants Program. Awarded on a competitive basis to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) sites. PennDOT will begin accepting applications for Round 1 of the NEVI Grant Program on Monday, March 27, 2023. The application deadline will be 5:00 PM EDT on May 5, 2023.

Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI). Provides alternative fuels infrastructure grants to eligible entities through two separate grant categories: Community Charging and Fueling Program Grants (Community Program) and Alternative Fuel Corridor Grants (Corridor Program). Please note: The deadline for requesting PennDOT support is May 16, 2023, two weeks prior to the application deadline. The application deadline is Tuesday, May 30, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST. 

Pennsylvania DCED Watershed Restoration and Protection Program (WRPP). Eligible projects would involve the construction, improvement, expansion, repair, maintenance, or rehabilitation of new or existing watershed protection Best Management Practices (BMPs). Applications will be accepted between February 1st and May 31st of each year. All applications and required supplemental information must be received by May 31st.

Appalachian Regional Initiative for Stronger Economies (ARISE) aims to drive large-scale, regional economic transformation through multi-state collaborative projects across Appalachia. Applicants must highlight partnerships across multiple states and provide a plan that showcases the economic impact of the proposed project. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. However, priority will be given to projects submitted on or before the following deadlines: February 28, May 31, and August 31.