Monday, April 13, 2020

NYS Pollution Prevention Grant Funding Available 

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) is announcing its Community Grants 2020-2021 Request for Applications for pollution prevention outreach and education projects. Eligible applicants are able to receive up to $20,000 to fund their project. NYSP2I provides an important funding source for community-focused pollution prevention initiatives.

Proposals are solicited from community organizations, municipal departments, and other public sector and nonprofit entities for projects that raise awareness and understanding of pollution prevention practices and lead to implementation at the local level. Submission Deadline: May 29, 2020 at 5 p.m. EST 

View the 2020-2021 application.

Questions? Please contact Gillian Griffin at or 585-475-5677.

Pictured here is current grant program recipient Capital Roots. The organization will continue to operate its Urban Grow Center and Mobile Markets for those who are searching for fresh, healthy produce. To ensure the safety of staff, customers and neighbors during this difficult time, Capital Roots has changed their processes to continue operations while remaining in compliance with COVID-19 protocols. 

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