Welcome to the RETTEW Focus on Funding page! Please explore our featured funding opportunities below and a calendar that serves as an easy reference for upcoming submission deadlines. We look forward to working with you to identify and secure the funding resources you need to successfully complete your projects!


Growing Greener Plus Grants Program

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP)

Funds are available for projects that address nonpoint source pollution through local, watershed-based planning, restoration, and protection efforts.

• Eligibility – See Program Guidance
• Award Amount – None stated
• Required Match – 15% of grant request
Applications Due – December 20, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
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Applicants should contact PA DEP to discuss the anticipated project by Friday, December 6, 2019

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Environmental Education Grants Program

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP)

Funds are available for formal and non-formal education projects that foster an understanding of natural world functions and cultivate critical thinking and actions that promote environmental protection and sustainable resource management.

• Eligibility – Schools, colleges, nonprofits, county conservation districts, and businesses
• Award Amount – See Program Manual
• Required Match – See Program Manual
Free Live Webinar – Monday, November 18, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Registration required (link)
• Applications Due – December 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 3

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Funds are available to support locally funded environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental and conservation issues and provide skills that participants need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.

• Eligibility – See solicitation notice
• Award Amount – Up to $300,000 total (three or four grants to be awarded, minimum of $50,000 each, maximum of $100,000 each)
• Required Match – Non-federal funds of at least 25% of total project cost
• Applications Due – January 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

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Boating Facility Grant Program

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC)

Funds are available for the planning, acquisition, development, expansion, and rehabilitation of public boating facilities on the waters of the commonwealth.

• Eligibility – Public entities, including townships, boroughs, municipal and county governments, nonprofit groups
• Award Amount – None stated
• Required Match – 50% of project cost
Applications Due – Rolling Deadline

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PROGRAM DEADLINE REMINDERS

DCED – PA Small Water and Sewer Program

Applications Due – December 13, 2019

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DCED – H2O PA Programs

Applications Due – December 13, 2019

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PA DEP – Small Business Advantage Grant

Applications Due – April 12, 2020 (or until funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first)

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DCED – Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority

Applications Due – Rolling Deadline

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USDA – RD Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

Applications Due – Rolling Deadline

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