Region 6 Tribal Clean Water Act Funding - Fiscal Year 2023
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 Water Division, State/Tribal Programs Section is soliciting applications and workplans for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Clean Water Act (CWA) 106 Tribal Water Pollution Control Program. Funding under the CWA §106 program is available to Federally recognized Indian tribes approved for Treatment in the Same Manner as a State (TAS) for CWA §106. The Water Pollution Control Program assists tribes in achieving environmental results by administering programs for the prevention, reduction, and elimination of water pollution.
To apply for FY 2023 CWA §106 funds, a full grant application, workplan and budget must be received by electronic submission through Grants.gov by 11:59 pm CST on Friday, March 17, 2023.
EPA is also soliciting applications and workplans for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 CWA §319 Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution Control Program. Funding under the CWA §319 program is available to Federally recognized Indian tribes approved for Treatment in the Same Manner as a State (TAS) for CWA §319. The Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program supports tribal assessment and management of NPS pollution problems and threats through outreach and education, training, development of watershed-based plans, riparian management, livestock management, lake and stream protection and restoration, NPS ordinance development, and many other eligible activities. Many NPS pollution control activities can be directly tied to Water Quality improvements and are usually supported by the water quality monitoring results funded through the CWA §106 program.
To be eligible for CWA Section 319 grants under this funding opportunity, tribes must have received TAS eligibility for the CWA Section 319 program by October 11, 2022.
For FY 2023 CWA §319 funds, a full grant application is due by electronic submission through Grants.gov by 11:59 pm CST on Friday, March 21, 2023. (Please contact your project officer for more information).