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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 new 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.


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Highlighted Opportunities

Habitat Strategic Initiative Lead (HSIL) for Federal Fiscal Years 2021-2022

Eligible projects: Projects connected to the Habitat Implementation Strategies and the 2022-2026 Action Agenda for Puget Sound between $200k and $800k. Match is not required.

Eligibility: State and local governments, nonprofit and non-governmental entities, federally recognized tribes, institutions of higher learning, watershed planning units, local management boards, salmon recovery lead entities, conservation districts, marine resources committees.

Key Dates: Learn more at the zoom webinar on October 17 from 1 - 3 PM. Applications are due on December 6, 2022 at 5:00 PM PST

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Shellfish Strategic Initiative Lead (SIL) to reduce fecal pollution to increase harvestable shellfish acreage in Puget Sound

Eligible projects: Projects which fund, develop, and implement effective Pollution Identification and Correction (PIC) programs, On-Site Sewage System (OSS) programs, and agricultural best management practices (BMPs) and technical assistance to reduce fecal bacteria pollution in areas and support the Shellfish Bed Vital Sign target to increase harvestable shellfish acreage. between $200k and $1.5M.

Eligibility: Local governments, non-profit organizations, state agencies, tribes, tribal consortia, institutions of higher learning, and special purpose districts.

Key Dates: Learn more at the zoom webinar on October 13 from 10 - 11:30 AM. Applications are due on November 9, 2022 by 11:59 PM PST

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Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead (SIL) for public road retrofit planning by local jurisdictions around Puget Sound

Eligible projects: Projects might include mitigation, flow control, water quality retrofit projects, 6PPDQ mitigation planning, and culvert replacement work. This work would be modeled after the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) transportation retrofit plan adapted and developed with local jurisdiction infrastructure needs in mind. A specific focus for this work will be to include and addresses the needs of underserved and over-burdened communities.

Eligibility: Local governments, non-profit organizations, state agencies, tribes, tribal consortia, institutions of higher learning, and special purpose districts.

Key Dates: Learn more at the zoom webinar on October 18 from 10 - 11:30 AM. Applications are due on November 9, 2022 by 11:59 PM PST

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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.


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Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)

Eligible projects: The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) makes funds available to drinking water systems to pay for infrastructure improvements. This program is funded through federal and state money, and subject to state laws and additional federal regulations.

Eligibility: Publicly- (municipal) and privately-owned drinking water systems.

Key Dates: applications solicited between October 1 and November 30, 2022.

Funding Available: Approximately $150M in loans, including Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding
  • Low-interest construction loans to publicly- (municipal) and privately-owned drinking water systems. These loans cover capital improvements that increase public health and compliance with drinking water regulations.
  • Loan repayments can range from 20 to 30 years. In some cases, partial loan forgiveness is offered.
  • Consolidation Feasibility Study grants

Website: More Information & Application Guidance

Page last updated October 31, 2022