Funding Opportunities

DECEMBER 2014

Wisconsin

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

Clean Water Fund Program (DNR)
ITA (Intent to Apply) and PERF (Priority Evaluation and Ranking Form) due for projects seeking funding in the following year.
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (DNR)
ITA (Intent to Apply) and PERF (Priority Evaluation and Ranking Form) due for projects seeking funding in the following year.
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

Aquatic Invasive Species Control Grants (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/AIS.html

Lake Classification and Ordinance Development Grants (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/LakeClassificationProtection.html.

River Protection Planning Grants (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/Rivers.html

Main Street Program (Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation)
Communities must submit their Intent to Apply to the program by 12/15.
http://inwisconsin.com/community-development/programs/main-street-program/

National

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (FEMA)
Applications accepted between 11/3/14 and 12/5/14.
www.fema.gov/firegrants
 


JANUARY 2015

Wisconsin

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

Ready, Set, Go Grants (Department of Tourism)
Applications must be submitted at least 90 days before start date of event.
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/ready-set-go-grant-program

Tourist Information Center (TIC) Grant Program (Department of Tourism)
Applications are due by January 1 for eligible expenses already incurred between July 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year.
http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/grants/tourist-information-center-ti...

National

Brownfield Assessment, Cleanup, and Revolving Loan/Grant (US EPA)
Application due.
http://epa.gov/brownfields/grant_info/index.htm

Fire Prevention and Safety Grants (FEMA)
http://www.fema.gov/fire-prevention-safety-grants


FEBRUARY 2015

Wisconsin

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Control Grant (DNR)
Established Population Control, Maintenance & Containment, Research & Demonstration.
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/AIS.html

Freight Railroad Preservation Program (DOT)
Track rehab or construction, bridge rehab or track construction.
http://dot.wisconsin.gov/localgov/aid/frpp.htm

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://dot.wisconsin.gov/localgov/aid/friip.htm

Harbor Assistance Program (DOT)
http://dot.wisconsin.gov/localgov/aid/hap.htm

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...

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/LakeClassificationProtection.html

River Protection Management Grants (DNR)
River Management grant
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/Rivers.html

National

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


MARCH 2015

Minnesota

Clean Water Revolving Fund (PCA)
Facility Plan and PPL Request Due on March 6.
IUP Request Due on June 5.
http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/water/water-types-and-programs/surf...

Outdoor Recreation Program (DNR)
Applications are due March 31.
www.dnr.state.mn.us/grants/recreation/outdoor_rec.html

Local Trail Connections Program (DNR)
Applications are due March 31.
www.dnr.state.mn.us/grants/recreation/trails_local.html

Regional Trails Program (DNR)
Applications are due March 31.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/grants/recreation/trails_regional.html

National

Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=248297


APRIL 2015

Wisconsin

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


MAY 2015

Wisconsin

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

Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/stewardship/index.html

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

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

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

National

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Stewardship/Grants/FederalLUG.html


JUNE 2015

Minnesota

Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DOH)
PPL Request Due on May 1, 2014.
IUP Request Due on June 5, 2014.
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/water/dwrf/

Wisconsin

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

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

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

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

National

Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=248297


JULY 2015

Wisconsin

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...

National

Flood Mitigation Assistance Program (FEMA)
http://www.fema.gov/flood-mitigation-assistance-program

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

Rural Energy for America Program (USDA)
Renewable Energy Loans.
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/WI_RBS_Energy.html
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/Publications/WI-RBS-REAP-NOFA.pdf


AUGUST 2015

Wisconsin

Harbor Assistance Program (DOT)
http://dot.wisconsin.gov/localgov/aid/hap.htm

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...

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

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


SEPTEMBER 2015

Wisconsin

Clean Water Fund Loan Program (CWFL) (DNR)
Financial Assistance Application due.
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/EIF.html

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

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

National

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


OCTOBER 2015

Wisconsin

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

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

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

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

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

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

National

Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=248297


NOVEMBER 2015

Wisconsin

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

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...

Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (DOA)
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/divisions/intergovernmental-relations/Wiscons...

National

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

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


DECEMBER 2015

Wisconsin

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

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

Lake Classification and Ordinance Development Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/LakeClassificationProtection.html

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

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

River Protection Planning Grants (DNR)
http://dnr.wi.gov/Aid/Rivers.html

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

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

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

National

Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=248297


AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Control Grant (DNR)
AIS Early Detection & Response.
http://dnr.wi.gov/aid/AIS.html

Brownfield Redevelopment Grant Program (WEDC)
http://inwisconsin.com/community-development/programs/brownfields-program/

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

Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants (USDA)
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/WI_RBS_cfdirect.html

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

Public Assistance: Local, State, Tribal and Non-Profit (FEMA)
http://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

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

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.rurdev.usda.gov/wi/programs/rus/wwdispos.htm

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