This Hudson River Estuary Grant RFA for River Access seeks to assist Hudson Valley municipalities and organizations build their capacity to implement the Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda 2021-2025, Benefit 8 An Accessible Hudson River for People of All Ages and Abilities.
Goal: “Develop, maintain, and improve a regional system of access points for fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, education, river watching, tourism, and wildlife-related recreation, and build connections that enable residents and visitors of all ages and abilities to have rich and diverse river experiences. Access sites are resilient to flooding and sea-level-rise.”
See http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5104.html for an overview of the Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda and links to background information.
For project eligibility, and for further details on project types, see Page 11 of the RFP document in Supporting Documents, below.
For eligible expenditures, see p. 23 of the Guidelines and Application Instructions below.
Additional Geographic Information:Eligible projects for grant funding must be located within defined geographic boundaries of the Hudson River Estuary watershed: https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/remediation_hudson_pdf/hregrantmap.pdf
Estimated Total Program Funding: