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Go GREEN! DEP Offers Grants for Green Roofs, Rain Gardens & More

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) offers a grant program, called the Green Infrastructure Grant program, for private property owners in combined sewer areas of New York City. The minimum requirement is to manage 1″ of stormwater runoff from the contributing impervious area. If selected, DEP will provide funds for the design and construction of the green infrastructure system. Eligible projects include blue roofs, rain gardens, green roofs, porous pavement and rainwater harvesting on private property in combined sewer areas.

Check this map to see if your property may be eligible. DEP, as the administrative manager of the Green Infrastructure Grant Program, has the sole discretion to determine eligibility for, award, or retain funds, and make payments to grantees.

Online Application

The Green Infrastructure Grant Program is now OPEN. Click here to visit the online application and create a username and password for access.

Grant Workshops

DEP will host four workshops in 2017 to explain the eligibility requirements of the program and guide users through the online application. Workshops will be held at Civic Hall located at 118 West 22nd Street, 12th floor, unless otherwise noted in the event registration form.

Green Infrastructure Grant Workshop Dates for 2017

June 14th 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

September 13th

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

December 13th

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more help or information, please email, including to:

• Be added to the listserv to receive updated workshop information

• Schedule a pre-application meeting with DEP engineers to discuss project proposal specifics

For more information, visit:

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