MassDEP funding opportunity: water quality management planning grants - Representative Joe McGonagle

MassDEP funding opportunity: water quality management planning grants

MassDEP has opened the application period for Section 604(b) Water Quality Management Planning Grants.  

Section 604(b) of the Clean Water Act provides grants to determine the nature, extent, and causes of water quality issues and to develop plans to restore or protect water quality pursuant to the Clean Water Act and Massachusetts Surface Water Quality Standards. This year’s round of funding will focus on nonpoint source assessment and planning projects.

Eligible entities include regional planning agencies, councils of governments, conservation districts, counties, cities and towns, federally and state recognized tribes, and other substate public planning agencies and interstate agencies.

Key dates:

  • Deadline for submission of written questions from applicants: Friday, March 20, 2024
  • Answers to questions posted on MassDEP website: Friday, March 27, 2024
  • Grant Application Deadline:  Friday, May 8, 2024, at 5 PM


Additional information on the 604(b) grant program, and other MassDEP watershed and water quality funding, can be found on MassDEP’s website.

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  • Narlie Monteiro
    published this page in Events & Updates 2024-03-13 14:22:41 -0400