The Clean Water Initiative Program (CWIP) funds priority projects that restore and protect rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and wetlands from nonpoint source runoff and associated nutrient and sediment pollution. Vermont municipalities, regional organizations, nonprofit associations, citizen groups, and state agencies are eligible to receive grants.
This page serves current and future grant recipients and acts as a guide to DEC's general grant application and compliance processes and will aid in the preparation of a competitive application.*
Please review the pages below before preparing an application or contacting a grants management specialist.