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.
Applications are started, completed, and submitted via Ecology's Administration of Grants and Loans (EAGL) system.
Eligible public bodies:
Eligible activities include, but may not be limited to the following:
Priority is given to lakes in which harmful freshwater algae have occurred within the past three years.
Funding Program Coordinator