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A timeline of upcoming grant rounds and anticipated updates for SHF in the near future.
Award notification one month after the application deadline.
Increased levels of the total received funding for one project before a letter of agreement, covenant, or easement is required.
No additional signatures required for requests under $150,000, leading to faster contracting.
Survey Plan Grant
New non-competitive grant to plan built environment survey projects
More deliverables and financial forms are being processed digitally, without hard copies or wet signatures. Payments are now made quickly and securely via electronic transfer
Updates Coming in 2021
SHF is making some exciting updates to our program in 2021. All of these changes will be published in our brand new Application Guidebook and Grant Manual in January 2021 to be followed by all new updates going into effect in July 2021.
New Application Guidebook and Grant Manual
Outlines all updated policies for grant contracts and project management.
The maximum request amount increases from $200,000 to $250,000.
One grant round a year. Date TBD.
The maximum request amount increases from $35,000 to $50,000.
Up to three grant rounds a year. Dates TBD.
The maximum request amount increases to $15,000.
New planning grant for built environment projects for items such as planning, construction documents, master plans, and maintenance plans.
New micro-grants for up to $5,000, with a 50/50 cash match.
*Due to COVID-19 this may be moved up and become effective July 2020.
More Questions About 2021 Updates?
Read our frequently asked questions for more details about the 2021 program updates.