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​Growing Greener Plus Grants Program

What’s New?

New watershed grant features include:

  • The Growing Greener Plus Grants program is soliciting applications for county Stormwater Management Planning (Act 167) grants.
  • Technical Assistance project applicants should include public-private partnerships to expedite on-the-ground, BMP implementation.
  • AMD Set-Aside Grants are no longer part of the Growing Greener Plus Grants Program. The maximum grant request amount is $500,000, and applicants must submit a project workplan.

The programs covered under the Growing Greener Plus Grants Program are:

  • Growing Greener Watershed Restoration and Protection
  • Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) Bond Forfeiture
  • Stormwater Management Planning (Act 167) Grants

Application Process

1. Sign Up

  • Sign up for notification for Growing Greener Watershed Protection, EPA 319, Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act and Stormwater Management Planning (Act 167) Grant Programs notification.

2. Review Materials

3. Watch Video Tutorial

4. Look Over Examples

5. Complete Forms

6. Apply

Grant Awards

Investment Tracker

For a listing of awarded grants, please see DEP’s Investment Tracker*

*Currently, DEP’s Investment Tracker is only displaying information for grants awarded using the Electronic Single Application system. Dates of inclusion in this system will vary by grant program. Historic data for all awards not contained in this current report will be added in the near future.

2022 Grants


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2021 Grants

Approximately $18.2 million has been awarded to fund 65 projects to clean up waters in Pennsylvania through DEP’s Growing Greener program.