Applications are currently being accepted.
Pre-applications for the 2023-2025 Biennium will be accepted:
Start date: Nov 1, 2021
End date: Jan 14, 2022
We are currently accepting pre-applications for the FbD grant program. Pre-applications submitted during this time will be screened to determine their suitability with the intent of the FbD program. We strongly encourage applicants review the 2023-2025 funding guidelines before preparing a pre-application.
For your project to be considered for the 2023-2025 Biennium, please download and complete a pre-application form. Your completed pre-application form should be submitted to Scott McKinney by Jan. 14, 2022.
We will release the results of the pre-application review by January 28, 2022.
Proponents of projects determined to be a good fit for the FbD program will be invited to give a presentation to evaluators between February 14-18, 2022. We have provided a proposal template for you to download and use to prepare your virtual presentation.
For more information about the FbD program, including questions on pre-applications, please email Scott McKinney, Ecology’s statewide Floodplains by Design project coordinator, or call 360-407-6131.
Funding is available for the following entities:
Local and Tribal governments, port districts, flood control zone districts, flood control and diking and drainage districts, conservation districts, municipal and quasi-municipal corporations, and non-profits that are recognized by the IRS as tax-exempt.
Flood hazard reduction projects that also contain an ecosystem restoration aspect as outlined in the funding guidelines.