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Research Grants

Water Research Grants

Water BannerEPA funds water research grants to develop and support the science and tools necessary to develop sustainable solutions to 21st century water resource problems, ensuring water quality and availability in order to protect human and ecosystem health. 

Water Research Funding Opportunities:

The following Request for Applications (RFA) is currently open.

All forms necessary for completing an application are referenced in the RFA and available to download from the Funding Opportunities: How to Apply and Required Forms page.


Recent Water Research Grants:

These water research grants are currently open or have been awarded within the past ten years.

Open Grants

Closed Grants

For a complete listing of EPA Water Research Grants: Water Research Projects


Recent Funding Opportunities:

These funding opportunities are closed for applications. Award recipients have not been announced.


Stay Current on Research Funding Opportunities & Events

Sign up for EPA’s National Center for Environmental Research listserv to receive announcements on new funding opportunities, upcoming research meetings and webinars, and special announcements. Research Grants Listserv