Funding Opportunities

The Snohomish-Stillaguamish LIO maintains a list below highlighting current funding opportunities from federal and state sources for partners. The information is provided for convenience and is subject to change. Use the links to learn more about the financial support for ecosystem recovery and environmental resiliency projects and to apply.

Puget Sound Partnership Fund Finder Database

The Puget Sound Partnership has prepared a simple, searchable database which quickly summarizes Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding opportunities and allows sorting to show the most relevant sources for your project! This tool is in early development and will be continually updated to ensure accuracy and functionality.

Highlighted Opportunities

Puget Sound Partnership – Request for Information: Monitoring to Accelerate Recovery

Eligible Projects: Collaborative, monitoring-related projects. 

The Partnership seeks proposals that fall under one of these two categories:   

  • Category 1 – Developing and first-time reporting of Vital Sign Indicators, and    
  • Category 2 – Addressing questions to inform and assess progress toward desired outcomes and statutory goals for Puget Sound recovery.

Approximately $750,000 will be allocated for selected projects with budgets ranging from $50,000 to $120,000. Ten projects are anticipated to be funded for the period of July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025.

An informational webinar will be hosted on February 23, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Pre-registration Required.

Eligibility: Respondents must be affiliated with an organization, agency, or tribal government that is licensed to do business in the State of Washington.

Key Dates: Responses are due by April 14, 2023 by 11:59 PM.

Website: More Information

Washington State Department of Ecology Flood Control Assistance Account Program (FCAAP) Grant

Eligible Projects: The Department of Ecology is soliciting applications for local flood hazard planning grants. Flood planning projects in underserved communities will be given priority funding. The focus will be on getting grant solicitations to help underserved communities and economically disadvantaged areas develop flood hazard management plans. It is anticipated individual grants will not exceed $300,000.

Ecology has published a comprehensive guide for flood hazard management planning. The guide details how to prepare a plan and offers important considerations for the planning process.

Eligibility: Cities, towns, counties, federally recognized Tribes, conservation districts, and special purpose districts, such as flood control districts.

Key Dates: Grant applications accepted starting February 15, 2023 and closes March 30, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Website: More Information

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Water State Revolving Fund

Eligible projects: 

  • Construction of publicly owned treatment works
  • Nonpoint source pollution management program implementation for public, private, or non-profit entities
  • National estuary program projects
  • Construction, repair, or replacement of decentralized wastewater treatment systems treating municipal wastewater or domestic sewage
  • Stormwater management, reduction, treatment, or recapture for public, private, or non-profit entities
  • Water conservation, efficiency, and reuse for municipalities and state agencies
  • Watershed pilot projects for public, private, or non-profit entities
  • Energy efficiency measures for publicly owned treatment works
  • Water reuse assistance for public, private, or non-profit entities
  • Security measures at publicly owned treatment works for public, private, or non-profit entities
  • Technical assistance for owners and operators of small and medium-sized publicly-owned treatment works

Funding available: Low-interest loans, purchase of debt or refinance, guarantees and insurance, subsidization, and more.

Website: More Information

Page last updated March 16, 2023