Green Innovation Grant Program

For water quality projects that mitigate climate change
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$15 Million Awarded to 10 Projects

As announced by Governor Hochul Feb. 15, 2024
Promoting green infrastructure practices

Through the Governor's Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process, the Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP) supports projects across New York State that utilize unique EPA-designated green stormwater infrastructure design and create cutting-edge green technologies. 

Competitive grants are awarded annually to projects that improve water quality and mitigate the effects of climate change through the implementation of one or more of the following green practices: Green Stormwater Infrastructure, Energy Efficiency, Water Efficiency and Environmental Innovation. 

The application period is now closed.

Awarded Projects
Evaluation Criteria

Applications are evaluated based on program criteria.

Grant Recipients

The program has awarded $238 million to projects since 2009.

Learn what's needed to enter a grant agreement
Recipient Resources
Several documents are required in order to enter a grant agreement with EFC.