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. 15 through Dec. 5

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 currently being accepted.

Start date: Oct 15, 2019
End date: Dec 5, 2019

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

Who's eligible Eligible project types

More information about this funding program

For the Fiscal Year 2019 funding cycle: