Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

On this page, you will find select RFPs the DNR is currently soliciting. The State Register is the definitive source for all procurement RFPs issued by the DNR. The DNR’s Grants page is the definitive source for all grant RFPs issued by the DNR.

 

Grant RFPs

 

Grant OpportunityApplication DeadlineGrant AwardsFunds AvailableEligible Applicants
2023 Preparing for EAB Grants ProgramFebruary 27, 2023No minimum, $50,000 maximumJuly 1, 2023 - June 30, 2025

All local units of government within Minnesota are eligible, including cities, counties, regional authorities, joint powers boards, towns, tribal, and parks and recreation boards in cities of the first class

Coastal Program Short-Term Action Request (STAR)March 1, 2023$2,500 to $10,000Grantees have 6 months to complete their projects

Area-wide agencies, colleges and universities, conservation districts, local governments, nonprofits, port authority, public school districts, sanitary sewer districts, state agencies (excluding the DNR) and Tribal governments

Expedited Conservation Project (ECP) GrantsMarch 13, 2023$5,000 to $50,000 

Nonprofit organizations and government entities with projects on public lands or waters

Short-Term Capacity Grants for Coastal ManagementApply any time$1,000 to $4,500 

Area-wide agencies, colleges and universities, conservation districts, local governments, nonprofits, port authority, public school districts, sanitary sewer districts, state agencies and Tribal governments