The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Clean Water Initiative Program (CWIP) is pleased to announce the state fiscal year (SFY) 2021 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Ecosystem Restoration Grants for Dam Removal Projects. These grants are supported by the state Clean Water Fund. The goal of the program is to support projects that reduce sediment and nutrient pollution, including phosphorus, from runoff and soil erosion that discharge into the state’s rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and wetlands. Funds are available solely for the design or implementation of dam removal projects. Minimum funding request is $20,000.
Release Date: March 26, 2021
Proposals Due: April 22, 2021 (by 4:00 pm)