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Freshwater Algae Control Grant Program

Toxic algae blooms can make people, pets and livestock sick. We offer a funding program to address problem blooms. The Freshwater Algae Program (FAP) has an annual funding cycle for projects to manage toxic algae blooms (cyanobacteria). The annual application period is Oct. 1 through Nov. 15

We distribute a public announcement about the funding cycle and the amount of money available approximately 30 days prior to the start of the application period.

Funding cycle

  • Amount of funding available: Ranges from $100,000 to $200,000
  • Funding allocated:
  • Grant award limit: The maximum grant amount for freshwater algae program grants is $50,000 ($66,667 total eligible project cost).
  • Amount of matching funds required: 25% local match
Application information

Applications are currently being accepted.

Start date: Oct 1, 2017
End date: Nov 15, 2017

Applications are started, completed, and submitted via the Ecology Administration of Grants and Loans (EAGL) system.
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