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$10M in Funding is Now Available for SFPUC’s Green Infrastructure Grant Program Fall Cycle

Dry Creek Bed at Lafayette Elementary School
Dry Creek Bed at Lafayette Elementary School
Dry Creek Bed at Lafayette Elementary School

Are you ready to beautify your neighborhood, build resilience to climate change, and protect San Francisco’s surrounding waters through sustainable stormwater management practices? The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is excited to announce that the Green Infrastructure Grant Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 application cycle, with up to $10M available for projects.

Grant Information 
The grant program funds the design and construction of green stormwater infrastructure on large public and private properties. This fall competitive application cycle includes expanded grantee eligibility including the option for community groups and contractors to receive grant funds directly. Additionally, each applicant, if approved can receive up to $2M per project.

Swale at Lycee Fancais de San Francisco School
Swale at Lycee Fancais de San Francisco School

Eligibility
Projects must capture stormwater runoff from at least 0.5 acres (21,780 sf) of impervious surface, work with a licensed Landscape Architect or Engineer, and meet all other eligibility requirements outlined in the Fall 2022 Application Requirements.

Workshops
For more information on how to qualify, register to attend a virtual workshop:

Application
Visit the Green Infrastructure Grant Program link to learn more about application requirements, the program guidebook, and review the application. Applications are due October 31, 2022. 

Green Infrastructure Grant Program

Contact the Green Infrastructure Grant Team
Do you have a project idea in mind but don’t know where to begin? Contact the Green Infrastructure Grant Team at gigrants@sfwater.org for questions, to request technical assistance, and learn about the eligibility for a site visit.