Funding Programs

This tab includes all federal funding programs that can or have been used to support adaptation.  These resources can be filtered by impact and sector.

 

 

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BIA Tribal Adaptation and Ocean and Coastal Management Planning Projects

March 23, 2016

On March 23, 2016 the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announced they will provide nearly $6.5 million to fund tribal projects that promote climate change adaptation and ocean and coastal management planning. The BIA’s Tribal Climate Resilience Program is responding to the Recommendations of the President’s State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience  and helping to implement President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Related Organizations: Bureau of Indian Affairs

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BLM Environmental Quality and Protection Resource Management (15.236)

Administered by DOI's Bureau of Land Management (BLM), this program provides financial assistance to reduce or remove pollutants in the environment for the protection of human health, water and air resources; to restore damaged or degraded watersheds; and to respond to climate change.

Related Organizations: Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

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Bureau of Reclamation Drought Response Program

2016

The Bureau of Reclamation's Drought Response Program provides assistance to water users for drought contingency planning, including for the consideration of climate change information and for taking actions that will build long-term resiliency to drought.

Related Organizations: Bureau of Reclamation

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California LCC Climate-Smart Conservation Funding

June 2015

The California Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) Steering Committee has approved 2015 funding for three "climate-smart" ecosystem process projects totaling $360,000. The focus for FY 2015 funding is to support increased understanding of the impacts of changing hydrologic regimes and processes on species, habitats, and ecosystems that will lead to development of Climate-Smart Conservation actions by natural resource managers.

Related Organizations: Department of the Interior (DOI): California Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Climate Ready States and Cities Initiative

December 2, 2010

In 2010, CDC awarded $5.25 million to ten health departments to assess threats, make plans and develop programs to meet the public health challenges of climate change over the next three years. Through the Climate Ready States and Cities Initiative CDC hopes to build the capacity of state and city health departments to address the public health consequences of climate change and its implications on human health.

Related Organizations: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

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Clean Water Act: Section 319 Grant Program

April 12, 2013

This US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding program is designed to help states reduce nonpoint source pollution (pollution caused by rainfall running over the ground and carrying pollutants including trash, oil and grease, and fertilizers into nearby waterways).  The program was authorized by Section 319 of the Clean Water Act which requires states to adopt a nonpoint source management program and assess nonpoint source pollution responsible for the water quality impairments. EPA provides funding to states under Section 319, and states can subgrants to local governments. EPA’s program guidance recognizes the “importance of green infrastructure … in managing stormwater” and supported awarding funding to green infrastructure projects.                                

Related Organizations: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) is a federal-state partnership program that provides low-interest loans and other low-cost financing for water infrastructure projects for eleven project types, including: constructing municipal wastewater facilities; controlling nonpoint sources of pollution; building decentralized wastewater treatment systems; creating green infrastructure projects; and protecting estuaries. Through the program, the EPA provides grants to all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with states matching 20 percent of the grants. These funds are used by state agencies to provide loans, insurance, grants, debt purchases, loan guarantees or other assistance to qualifying applicants.

Related Organizations: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Climate Action Champions

December 2014

The Climate Action Champions (CAC) Initiative was launched by the White House in 2014 as a national competition to identify local and tribal community organizations pursuing climate change preparedness and resilience activities. The Initiative provides targeted Federal support to help those communities further their mitigation and adaptation goals. 

Related Organizations: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

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Climate Change Adaptation a Strategic Priority for FY2016 Technical Assistance Funding through Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs

October 2015

In October 2015, the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) announced that for fiscal year 2016 climate change adaptation planning, assessment, and implementation was to receive the highest priority for OIA technical assistance program (TAP) funding. OIA accepted TAP applications for climate adaptation focused projects for FY 2016 only. OIA TAP funding for FY 2017 is no longer climate focused. Information on both years funding priorities can be found through the grants.gov website under CFDA #15.875.

Related Organizations: Office of Insular Affairs (OIA)

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Climate Resilience Data Challenge - NASA, USGS funding

December 15, 2014

In December 2014, NASA in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) offered more than $35,000 in prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that make use of climate data to address vulnerabilities faced by the United States in coping with climate change. The Climate Resilience Data Challenge was conducted through the NASA Tournament Lab, a partnership with Harvard University hosted on Appirio/Topcoder. This funding opportunity was open until March 2015. 

Related Organizations: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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