Grants & Funding Opportunities
New York State Water Resources Institute coordinates several grants programs to support research and education on critical water resource issues facing New York.
New York State Water Resources Institute Grant Competition
Each fall, the New York State Water Resources Institute (WRI) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) invite researchers from across the state to submit pre-proposals for applied research, outreach, and policy analysis to WRI in support of WRI’s statewide water resource research and outreach agenda, and the state’s watershed action agenda goals. The primary objective of this funding opportunity is to provide research and assessment support to watershed-based management, policy, outreach, and education.
Now Available: 2024 Request for Proposals
WRI has established a Research and Outreach Agenda to address critical water resource issues in NYS. Proposals seeking funding through the 2024 Request for Proposals should address the items within this document.
Watershed-based & Thematic Documents
Hudson River Estuary Program
Mohawk River Basin Program
Great Lakes Basin Program
Aquatic Invasive Species Program
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion