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.
Open funding opportunities
|Grant Opportunity||Application Deadline||Grant Awards||Funds Available||Eligible Applicants|
|Aquatic Invasive Species Control Grants||Dec. 11, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.||$1500-$10,000||April 2024-June 2025||Local entities such as lake association, local units of government, and tribes|
|ReLeaf Community Forestry Grants, 2023-2027||Apply through Sept. 18, 2023||Up to $500,000|
$6,883,200 available in general fund dollars
|Nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, local units of government|
|Shade Tree Program Bonding Grants, 2023-2027||Apply through Oct. 2, 2023||Up to $500,000||$10,063,000 available ($8,400,000 in general obligation bonding and $1,663,000 general fund bonding)||Local units of government. Tribal governments eligible for $1.663 million|
|Coastal Program 2024 Annual Grants||Letters of Intent are due by 11:59 p.m. on September 15, 2023|
Administration (e.g., planning, education, applied research): $10,000 to $100,000
Coastal Resource Improvement (e.g., low-cost construction, acquisition): $25,000 to $150,000
Area-wide agencies, colleges and universities, conservation districts, local governments, nonprofits, port authorities, public school districts, sanitary sewer districts, state agencies (excluding the DNR) and Tribal governments
|Conservation Partners Legacy Program||Apply by 3:00 p.m. September 19, 2023||$5,000-$500,000||Nonprofit organizations and government entities.|
|Expedited Conservation Projects (CPL)||Open continuously through May 13, 2024, or until all funds are awarded. Apply by 3:00 p.m. September 11, 2023, for the first round of ECP funding.||Up to $50,000||$1 million|
Nonprofit organizations and government entities.
|Short-Term Capacity Grants for Coastal Management||Apply any time||$1,000 to $4,500|
Area-wide agencies, colleges and universities, conservation districts, local governments, nonprofits, port authorities, public school districts, sanitary sewer districts, state agencies and Tribal governments