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Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Trails Program

The Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Trails Program (ORPT), formerly known as the Delaware Land and Water Conservation Trust Fund (DTF), is a matching grant program assisting with public park land acquisition and outdoor recreation facility development in Delaware.



Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grant Program

Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grants (CBIG) enable states the lie in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to meet the goals outlined in the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement, such as improving water quality.

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Brittany Sturgis Nonpoint Source Program


Loans and Grants

Because of the the financial burden of completing environmental work at potentially contaminated properties within the State, DNREC has created different loans and grants to help property owners with remediation of contaminated properties.

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Remediation Section 391 Lukens Drive New Castle,


DNREC Announces Availability of 2021 Community Environmental Project Fund

DNREC will hold two virtual public workshops to announce the availability of Community Environmental Project Fund grants for the 2021 grant cycle.


DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announces 2020 Community Environmental Project Fund grants with CEPF program public workshops scheduled for Sept. 10 and 11

DNREC has announced the availability of Community Environmental Project Fund (CEPF) grants, which are meant to be used to benefit communities where civil or administrative violations have occurred.


Information for Government

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Works with county and local governments to help improve the lives of Delaware residents, and the state’s natural resources. Wetlands, Flooding and Land Use Learn about freshwater wetlands and view wetland maps with the Delaware Freshwater Wetland Toolbox. Find out


Environmental Finance

The DNREC Environmental Finance Office administers the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund), making funding available to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals.
Contact Information 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106 Dover, DE 19904


City of Newark Municipal Green Energy Program

The City of Newark offers grants to support photovoltaic, geothermal, solar water heating, and wind turbine renewable energy projects. Only customers who receive an electric bill directly from the City of Newark are eligible for this program.
Applications Photovoltaic Solar Hot Water Heating


City of Milford Municipal Green Energy Program

The City of Milford offers grants to support geothermal, solar water heating, and wind turbine renewable energy projects. Only customers who receive an electric bill directly from the City of Dover are eligible for this program.
Applications Solar Hot Water Heating Geothermal


City of Dover Municipal Green Energy Program

The City of Dover offers grants to support geothermal, solar water heating, and wind turbine renewable energy projects. Only customers who receive an electric bill directly from the City of Dover are eligible for this program.
Applications Solar Hot Water Heating Geothermal


Renewable Energy Assistance

Grant funds and incentives are available to promote the use of renewable energy in Delaware. The Green Energy Program includes several different types of green energy funding programs from the state’s major electric utilities.
Green Energy Program


Energy Efficiency Investment Fund

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) provides grants through the Energy Efficiency Investment Fund (EEIF) to help commercial and industrial customers replace aging, inefficient equipment and systems with energy efficient alternatives.
DNREC.EnergyEEIF@delaware.gov 302-735-3480



Weatherization Assistance Program

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers a free Weatherization Assistance Program to help establish comfortable, energy-saving homes. The program, run through the Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy, helps homeowners and renters cut their energy bills by weatherproofing and improving the energy efficiency of their homes. Many households spend a


Community Environmental Project Fund

The Community Environmental Project Fund (CEPF) provides money to support the restoration of the environment in communities that were damaged by environmental pollution. The fund was created by the Delaware General Assembly in 2004 (74 Del. Laws, c. 203). The legislation authorizes the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to establish a


Project Planning Advances

Funds are available to help municipal governments prepare to apply for loans for public wastewater and drinking water projects.
Greg Pope, P.E DNREC Environmental Finance 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106 Dover, DE 19904 302-739-9941



Asset Management Incentive Program

Public wastewater and drinking water utilities can receive grants or loan interest rebates to develop and implement asset management plans to help keep their facilities in optimal working order.
Greg Pope, P.E DNREC Environmental Finance 97 Commerce


Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund

The Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund provides low-interest loans and grants to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals for projects that will improve water quality.
Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund 29 Delaware Code, §8003 (12) Created in 1990 67


Water Infrastructure Advisory Council

The Water Infrastructure Advisory Council (WIAC) initiates, develops and recommends to the Delaware General Assembly projects for the planning, construction, repair, renovation or expansion of drinking water and wastewater facilities.

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Environmental Finance 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106


Water Quality Improvement Loan Program

The Water Quality Improvement Loan Program provides loans to cities and towns to fund water quality improvement projects to compliment municipal wastewater treatment projects.
DNREC Environmental Finance 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106 Dover, DE 19904 302-739-9941



Wastewater Matching Planning Grants

Wastewater Planning Matching Grants help municipal and county wastewater utilities prepare wastewater projects for funding through Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund.
Greg Pope, P.E DNREC Environmental Finance 97 Commerce Way, Suite 106 Dover, DE 19904


Surface Water Matching Planning Grants

Surface Water Matching Planning Grants were established by the Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council and are intended to help plan for projects to manage water pollution that comes from specific sources and that which comes from many different sources (non-point source pollution).
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Applications and Guidance

The applications and guidance documents below are for grants and loans through the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund. The Fund provides low-interest loans and grants to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals for projects that will improve water quality. Applications Application Form for Governmental Entities


Community Water Quality Improvement Grants

The Community Water Quality Improvement Grant (CWQIG) is designed to help Delaware non‐profit organizations, local conservation districts, community organizations and/or homeowner’s associations implement projects or programs within Delaware’s developed landscape to improve water quality.
Sharon Webb Division of Watershed


Dairy Loan Program

The State Revolving Fund (SRF) Agricultural Nonpoint Source (AgNPSLP) Loan Program provides a source of low interest financing for managing dairy and milking parlor waste and manure in an environmentally sound and cost effective manner.

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Sharon Webb





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