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 percent local match
Application information

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Start date: Oct 1, 2018
End date: Nov 15, 2018

The annual application period is Oct. 1 through Nov. 15
Applications are started, completed, and submitted via Ecology's Administration of Grants and Loans (EAGL) system.

Who's eligible Eligible project types

Additional information about this funding program

More details

For the Fiscal Year 2019 funding cycle: