Funding Opportunities

FEBRUARY 2016

1st - Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Control Grant (DNR)
Established Population Control, Maintenance & Containment, Research & Demonstration.
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/documents/SurfaceWater/AISGrantOverview.pdf

1st - Freight Railroad Preservation Program (DOT)
Track rehab or construction, bridge rehab or track construction.
http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/doing-bus/local-gov/astnce-pgms/aid/frpp.aspx

1st - Freight Railroad Infrastructure Improvement Program (DOT)
Connecting industries to the railroad system, enhancing efficiency, safety and intermodal freight movement, line rehabilitation, and improving economic conditions.
http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/doing-bus/local-gov/astnce-pgms/aid/friip....

1st - Harbor Assistance Program (DOT)
http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/doing-bus/local-gov/astnce-pgms/aid/harbor...

1st - Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant Program (Department of Tourism)
New Event, Existing Event, Sales Promotion and One Time, One-of-a-Kind Applications.
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/joint-effort-marketing-jem-gr...

1st - Lake Protection & Classification Grants (DNR)
Lake Protection including land/easement acquisition, wetland & shoreland habitat restoration, lake management plan implementation, and healthy lakes projects.
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/documents/surfacewater/lakeprotectiongrantoverview...

1st - River Protection Management Grants (DNR)
River Management grant
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/surfacewater.html

TBA - Certified Sites (WEDC)
http://inwisconsin.com/community-development/programs/certified-sites/

TBA - Five Star and Urban Restoration Grant Program (NWFW)
http://www.nfwf.org/fivestar/pages/home.aspx

MARCH 2016

7th - Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant (FEMA)
http://www.fema.gov/staffing-adequate-fire-emergency-response-grants

7th - Wisconsin Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Divisions/Intergovernmental-Relations/Wiscons...

12th - Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273468

15th - Municipal Flood Control Grant Program
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/MunFloodControl.html

APRIL 2016

1st - Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant Program (Department of Tourism)
New event, Existing Event, Sales Promotion and One Time, One-of-a-Kind Applications.
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/joint-effort-marketing-jem-gr...

1st - Meetings Mean Business! Grants Program (Department of Tourism)
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/meetings-mean-business-grants...

1st - Ready, Set, Go Grants (Department of Tourism)
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/ready-set-go-grant-program

15th - ATV Trail Aids (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/atvTrails.html

15th - Main Street Program (WEDC)
Application due.
http://inwisconsin.com/mainstreet/

15th - Notice of Intent/Discharge Cost-Share Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/NOD.html

15th - Snowmobile Trail Aids (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/SnowmobileTrails.html

15th - Targeted Runoff Management Grant Program (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/TargetedRunoff.html

15th - Urban Nonpoint Source & Storm Water Management Grant Program (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/UrbanNonpoint.html

15th - Utility Terrain Vehicle Trail Aids (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/utvtrails.html

25th - FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grant (Non-Disaster)
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/103656

TBA - FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program
Pre-Disaster Mitigation.
https://www.fema.gov/pre-disaster-mitigation-grant-program

TBA - FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
Flood Mitigation Assistance.
https://www.fema.gov/flood-mitigation-assistance-program

MAY 2016

1st - Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/LWCF.html

1st - Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program (DNR)
Aids for Acquisition and Development of Local Parks, Urban Green Spaces, Urban Rivers, and Acquisition of Development Rights
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Stewardship/Grants/

1st - Recreational Trails Aids (RTA) Program (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/RTA.html

1st - Tax Increment Annual Report (DOR)
http://revenue.wi.gov/forms/govtif/pe-218.pdf

15th - Tax Increment Certification and Annual Fee Due (DOR)
Due to Department of Revenue between April 15th and May 15th.
http://www.revenue.wi.gov/pubs/slf/tif/datesreq.pdf

20th -  Community Development Block Grant - Planning (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Divisions/Housing/Bureau-of-Community-Develop...

20th - Community Development Block Grant - Public Facilities (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Divisions/Housing/Bureau-of-Community-Develop...

TBA - Citizen-Based Monitoring Partnership Program (DNR)
http://wiatri.net/cbm/Partnership/

JUNE 2016

12th - Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273468

15th - Notice of Intent/Discharge Cost-Share Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/NOD.html

30th - Clean Water Fund Hardship Loan Program (CWFL) (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

30th - Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants
http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-america-program-re...

30th - Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) (DNR)
Financial Assistance Application due.
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

JULY 2016

1st - Tourist Information Center (TIC) Grant Program (Department of Tourism)
Applications are due by July 1 for eligible expenses already incurred between January 1 and June 30 of that year.
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/tourist-information-center-ti...

15th - Basic Recycling Grants to Responsible Units (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/Recycling.html

15th - Recycling Consolidation Grants to Responsible Units (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/Consolidation.html

TBA - Indian Community Development Block Grant (US Department of Housing and Urban Development)
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/public_indian_h...

AUGUST 2016

1st - Harbor Assistance Program (DOT)
http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/doing-bus/local-gov/astnce-pgms/aid/harbor...

1st - Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant Program (Department of Tourism)
New Event, Existing Event, Sales Promotion and One Time, One-of-a-Kind Applications.
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/joint-effort-marketing-jem-gr...

1st - Meetings Mean Business! Grants Program (Department of Tourism)
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/meetings-mean-business-grants...

1st - Snowmobile Trail Aids (DNR)
Supplemental Maintenance
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/SnowmobileTrails.html

15th - Notice of Intent/Discharge Cost-Share Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/NOD.html

SEPTEMBER 2016

1st - Ready, Set, Go Grants (Department of Tourism)
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/ready-set-go-grant-program

22nd - Brownfield Area-Wide Planning Grant (US EPA)
http://epa.gov/brownfields/areawide_grants.htm

30th - Clean Water Fund Loan Program (CWFL) (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

OCTOBER 2016

31st - Community Development Block Grant - Small Cities Housing Program (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Divisions/Housing/CDBG-Housing

31st - Tax Increment Finance (DOR)
TID creation and amendment packets.
http://revenue.wi.gov/slf/tif.html

31st - Clean Water Fund Loan Program (DNR)
Intent to Apply Due.
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

31st - Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (DNR)
Intent to Apply Due
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

TBA - Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDA)
http://www.eda.gov/funding-opportunities/

NOVEMBER 2016

1st - Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant Program (Department of Tourism)
New event, Existing Event, Sales Promotion and One Time, One-of-a-Kind Applications.
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/joint-effort-marketing-jem-gr...

3rd - Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Divisions/Intergovernmental-Relations/Wiscons...

13th - Community Development Investment Grant Program (CDIG) – (WEDC)
http://inwisconsin.com/community-development/programs/community-developm...

21st - Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Program (WEDC)
http://inwisconsin.com/community-development/programs/idle-industrial-si...

TBA - Assistance to Firefighters Grant (FEMA)
http://www.fema.gov/assistance-firefighters-grant

DECEMBER 2016

1st - Meetings Mean Business! Grants Program (Department of Tourism)
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/meetings-mean-business-grants...

1st - Wisconsin Land Information Grants (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Divisions/Intergovernmental-Relations/Land-In...

9th - Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Control Grant (DNR)
AIS Education, Planning & Prevention; Clean Boats, Clean Waters.
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/surfacewater.html

9th - Lake Classification and Local Ordinance Development Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/documents/surfacewater/lakeclassificationgrantsove...

9th - River Protection Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/documents/surfacewater/lakeclassificationgrantsove...

15th - Main Street Program (WEDC)
Intent to Apply due.
http://inwisconsin.com/mainstreet/

TBA - Brownfield Assessment and Cleanup Grants (US EPA)
http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/applicat.htm

TBA - Transportation Alternatives Program (DOT)
Pre-Scoping Applications Due.
http://dot.wisconsin.gov/localgov/aid/tap.htm

TBA - Urban Forestry Startup Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/UrbanForests/grants/startup.html

AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Control Grant (DNR)
AIS Early Detection & Response.
AIS Maintenance & Containment.

http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/documents/SurfaceWater/AISGrantOverview.pdf

Brownfield Redevelopment Grant Program (WEDC)
http://inwisconsin.com/community/assistance/brownfield-program

Brownfield Site Assessment Grant Program (WEDC)
http://inwisconsin.com/community-development/programs/brownfield-site-as...

Community Development Block Grant for Public Facilities for Economic Development (CDBG-PFED) (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Divisions/Housing/Bureauof-Community-Developm...

Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants (USDA)
http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/community-facilities-direct-loa...

Dam Removal Grant Program (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/DamRemoval.html

Public Assistance: Local, State, Tribal and Non-Profit (FEMA)
https://www.fema.gov/public-assistance-local-state-tribal-and-non-profit

Ready for Reuse Loan and Grant Program (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Brownfields/rlf.html

Recreational Boating Facilities Grant (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/RBF.html

Rural Energy for America Program (USDA)
Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Grants and Loans.
http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-america-program-re...

Transportation Economic Assistance (DOT)
http://dot.wisconsin.gov/localgov/aid/tea.htm

Urban Forestry Catastrophic Storm Grants (DNR)
No later than 60 days after the date of the Governor’s declaration of emergency.
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/urbanforests/grants/catastrophic.html

Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants (USDA)
http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/water-waste-disposal-loan-grant...

Wisconsin Disaster Fund (WEM)
http://emergencymanagement.wi.gov/recovery/government.asp