Find Grants and Technical Assistance For Your Community

  • Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities
    Technical assistance program that delivers quick, targeted assistance to give communities tools to implement smart growth approaches.

  • Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment
    EPA’s Brownfields program provides grants and technical assistance to communities, states, tribes, and other stakeholders, giving them the resources they need to prevent, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. Cleaning up and reinvesting in these properties protects the environment, reduces blight, and takes development pressures off greenspaces and working lands.

  • Clean Diesel National Grants

    EPA is announcing a $26 million funding opportunity for the Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. The Program is soliciting proposals nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure.

  • College/Underserved Community Partnership Program (CUPP)

    CUPP provides technical assistance to small underserved communities from local colleges and universities at no cost to the communities.

  • E3: Economy, Energy, Environment
    The E3: Economy, Energy and Environment Program is a federal technical assistance framework helping communities, manufacturers and manufacturing supply chains adapt and thrive in today's green economy. EPA and five other federal agencies have pooled their resources to support small and medium-sized manufacturers with customized assessments.

  • Grant Competition Forecast for Calendar Year 2016
    Information on EPA's Grant Competition Forecast. Updated periodically to reflect changes.

    Your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants

  • Grants Training
    This presentation provides the basics on competing for EPA assistance programs

  • How to Apply
    Information on how to apply for competitive grants

  • Information on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Grants
    CDC uses grants and cooperative agreements to fund research and non-research public health programs that advance the Agency’s public health mission domestically and abroad to keep Americans safe and healthy where they work, live and play.

  • Local Foods, Local Places
    Local Foods, Local Places helps communities create walkable, healthy, economically vibrant neighborhoods through the development of local food systems. Local Foods, Local Places aims to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses; improve access to healthy local food and promote childhood wellness; create walkable, healthy, economically vibrant neighborhoods.

  • Pollution Prevention Grants
    This webpage provides a list of EPA's pollution prevention grants, application information, and grant results.

  • Smart Growth Implementation Assistance
    Technical assistance program that delivers in-depth assistance on cutting-edge issues related to smart growth implementation. Reports from past projects can be helpful to communities facing similar issues.

  • Smart Growth Technical Assistance Programs
    List of EPA technical assistance programs to help communities implement smart growth approaches.

  • Superfund Technical Assistance for Communities
    Provides assistance to help communities better understand the science, regulations and policies of environmental issues and EPA actions.

  • Targeted Brownfield Assessment (TBA) Program
    EPA's Targeted Brownfields Assessment (TBA) program is designed to help states, tribes, and municipalities—especially those without EPA brownfields assessment pilots/grants—minimize the uncertainties of contamination often associated with brownfields. Targeted Brownfields Assessments supplement and work with other efforts under EPA's brownfields program to promote the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields. EPA's TBA assistance is available through two sources: directly from EPA through EPA regional brownfields offices or through state or tribal voluntary response program offices. TBA's are provided by EPA at no cost to the community. Please contact your regional Brownfield TBA Coordinator to see if a TBA can be performed at your site.

  • Tribal Assistance & Funding
    The grants and funding portion of the tribal portal provides information about tribal grants resources and is intended to help tribes and individuals to find all topics in one location.

  • Technical Assistance for Brownfield Communities (TAB) Program
    The TAB program funds technical assistance to communities and other stakeholders on brownfields issues with the goal of increasing the community's understanding and involvement in brownfield cleanup and revitalization, and helping to move brownfields sites forward toward cleanup and reuse. The TAB grantees funded through the TAB program, among other things, serve as an independent resource assisting communities with community involvement, better understanding the health impacts of brownfield sites, science and technology relating to brownfield site assessment, remediation, and site preparation activities, brownfield finance questions, information on integrated approaches to brownfield cleanup and redevelopment, facilitating stakeholder involvement, identifying sources of brownfields assessment and cleanup funding, understanding and complying with state brownfields and voluntary cleanup program requirements, and facilitating redevelopment activities. 

  • Technical Assistance Services for Communities (TASC) Program
    Provides assistance to help communities better understand the science, regulations and policies of environmental issues and EPA actions.

  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Programs and Services
    Information on a variety of USDA programs include grant and funding resources for communities

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