THIS IS FOR YOUR INFORMATION ABOUT A POTENTIAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY. PLEASE CONTACT THE FUNDING ORGANIZATION FOR MORE INFORMATION. THIS IS NOT AN SMC PROGRAM.
Grant/Funding Program Name: Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Financial Assistance Program (“Section 319 Grants”)
Funding Organization: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Funding Available per Application: not specified, typical grant range is $50,000-$1,200,000
Match Requirement: 40% local match, minimum. Most Federal funding sources cannot be used to achieve minimum local match.
Eligible Applicants: Any entity that has legal status to accept funds from the state of Illinois, including; state and local governmental units, nonprofit organizations, citizen and environmental groups, individuals and businesses.
Eligible Location(s) in Lake County: Countywide; but it is also priority year for implementing projects recommended in a watershed-based plan in the Fox River watershed.
Application Closing Date: July 31, 2015, close of business
Link to Application: http://www.epa.illinois.gov/topics/water-quality/watershed-management/nonpoint-sources/grants/index
SMC is presently at staff capacity but may be able to provide limited technical assistance or information to complete the application form for this program.