EPA has awarded nearly $167 million in grants for the beach monitoring and notification programs since it started awarding grants in 2002. In 2018, an estimated $9.3 million in grants is expected to be awarded to eligible grantees. There are currently 30 states, 4 tribes and 5 territories that are eligible to apply for beach grant funding.
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Grant allocations for FY01, FY03, FY04, FY06 and FY09 Search EPA Archive
Grant allocations for FY05, FY07, FY08, FY10 and FY11 visit National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
Information Collection Request on Grant Reporting Requirements
Information Collection Request; Reporting Requirements for BEACH Act Grants (Renewal) (December 28, 2015)
- Data Reporting Requirements under Beach Act grants | Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 93 K) (May 2005; revised October 2008)
- Contacts for EPA, state, tribe and territory beach programs
- This report by the EPA’s Office of Inspector General evaluates how EPA grants provided under the BEACH Act assist states, territories and tribes in monitoring the water quality of coastal recreation waters and notifying the public of contamination events.