Funding Opportunities

Numerous sources offer funding for piloting and demonstrating water technologies. This page aims to collect these opportunities from all sources (federal, state, local, private, or international) into a single digital resource. Feel free to suggest other sources and submit any opportunities to WE&RF Technology and Innovation Manager Dr. Aaron Fisher,

Water Finance Clearinghouse
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Water Finance Clearinghouse is an easily navigable web‐based portal to help communities locate information and resources that will assist them in making informed decisions for their drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure needs. The Clearinghouse provides communities with a searchable database with more than $10 billion in water funding sources and over 550 resources to support local water infrastructure projects. See more.

Industry–University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) Program
National Science Foundation

IUCRC enables industrially-relevant, pre-competitive research via a multi-member, sustained partnerships among industry, academe, and government. NSF supports the development and evolution of IUCRCs, providing a financial and procedural framework for membership and operations in addition to best practices learned over decades of fostering public/private partnerships that provide significant value to the nation, industry and university faculty and students. See more and apply.

Deadline:  Rolling basis

Add a Funding Opportunity:  If you are aware of a funding source or opportunity not currently on the list above, please use this form to add it. Your contact information will not be shared, only used if we have questions.
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