Open grants and loans

Remediation data quality contract

The MPCA is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors to process and quality review analytical electronic data deliverables (EDD) for our remediation programs.

Community planning grants for stormwater, wastewater, and community resilience

The MPCA has $395,000 available to support climate-planning projects in communities across Minnesota.

Brownfield assessment grants

Apply for funds to help assess sites with known or suspected contamination and develop remediation plans.

Environmental assistance loans

Loans are available to defray the capital costs of installing waste or pollution prevention machinery or equipment.

Small business environmental improvement loans

Zero-percent interest loans help small businesses purchase equipment to meet or exceed environmental regulations, or to investigate and cleanup contaminated sites.

Clean Water Partnership loans

Clean Water Partnership loans help local units of government fund projects that protect and restore water quality in lakes, streams, and groundwater aquifers.

Dry cleaner cost share funding

Apply for funds to help your dry-cleaning business stop using perchloroethylene (perc) in your processes. The chemical will be banned in Minnesota starting in 2026.

Get the Lead Out - Lead-free fishing tackle rebate program

Retail establishments can receive a 35% rebate on purchases of lead-free tackle for resale.

Recently closed grants and loans

Closed: Wood-stove changeout contractor grant

The MPCA sought a contractor to lead the effort to identify and replace tribal members' old wood stoves that are not certified by the U.S. EPA.

Waste reduction and reuse grants

The MPCA has approximately $139,000 available to support waste reduction and reuse projects across the state. For this grant round, applications that invest in maintaining existing structures, reuse salvaged materials, or strengthen efforts for deconstruction will be scored more favorably.

Closed: Greater Minnesota recycling and composting grants

MPCA had approximately $1 million for projects that increase the efficiency or effectiveness of reuse, recycling, or composting programs.