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Targeted Runoff Management Grant Applications Now Available

By cptp | 10:11 AM, 01/23/2017

The Wisconsin DNR is pleased to announce that application materials for 2018 Targeted Runoff Management (TRM) projects are now available on our website.

For more information about TRM grants, including what makes a good project, and how to write a strong application, please save the date for an upcoming TRM Grant Webinar, scheduled for February 23, 1:00-2:00 pm.

The Targeted Runoff Management (TRM) Grant Program offers competitive cost share grants to local governments for controlling nonpoint source (NPS) pollution. Grants reimburse costs for agriculture or urban runoff management practices in targeted, critical geographic areas with surface water or groundwater quality concerns.

Eligible applicants include cities, villages, towns, counties, regional planning commissions, tribal governments and special purpose lake, sewerage and sanitary districts.

-Small scale TRM grants can fund up to 70% of eligible project costs, up to a maximum $150,000 grant award

-Large-scale TRM grants can fund up to 70% of eligible project costs, up to a maximum $1,000,000 grant award.

Large Scale TRM project areas can be between 8 and 39 square miles.

Applications for projects starting in 2018 must be postmarked no later than Monday, April 17, 2017.