Green Innovation Grant Program

For water quality projects that mitigate climate change
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The application period is now closed.

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. 

Green Practices Grants are awarded to eligible projects that implement of one or more of the following green practices

Required Application Documents and Guidance
EFC's guidance document includes more details about the required elements that must be included when preparing application documents.
Awarded Projects
Evaluation Criteria

Applications are evaluated based on program criteria.

Grant Recipients

In 2022, all GIGP projects were awarded to projects serving Environmental Justice communities. 

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