Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Water Grants

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits and Agencies to
Enhance the Quality of Impaired Water Bodies

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Georgia Power Foundation

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

07/30/21 Midnight


Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations and government agencies to enhance the quality of impaired water bodies. Funding is intended to support projects that address specific pollutants through targeted conservation activities. Funded projects will produce direct and measurable results in restoring the benefits provided by these waters, including recreation, drinking water, and aquatic life.

The Foundation will also consider smaller investments for projects that promise exceptional water stewardship benefits to the community. Additional consideration will be given to projects benefitting majority Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and underserved communities.

In all cases, projects should address the parameters (or pollutants) of concern. For example, a project proposed to improve water quality in a lake or stream which is listed as having excessive levels of phosphorus and nitrogen (nutrients that degrade water quality by promoting excessive algal blooms or aquatic plant growth) should seek to address the cause or source of those nutrients.

Successful projects should undertake specific conservation actions in support of de-listing or down-listing the impaired waters or segments, with a direct and measurable improvement in water quality or reduction in sources of impairment. 

More information about Desired Outcomes:

More information about priorities:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187325

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. expects proposals of $25,000 and up.

Term of Contract:

For projects that will be implemented and begin delivering benefits by December 31, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. will consider proposals meeting the following criteria:
- Organizations that have an active 501(c)3 tax designation and described in Section 509 of the Internal Revenue Code with the exception of any organization described in Code Section 509(a)(3)(B)(iii) that is not “functionally integrated” with its supported organization; or
- Governmental agencies

- The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. does not provide grants to individuals, private elementary or secondary schools, and religious organizations, nor for political campaigns or causes.
- The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. does not support organizations whose policies or actions discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
- The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. does not support projects designed to mitigate legal or regulatory compliance obligations or tied to ongoing legal or regulatory action.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A Q & A webinar will take place on Tuesday, June 29, at 11:00 AM EST.

Pre-Application Information:

- Q&A Webinar: Tuesday, June 29 at 11 am EST
- Proposal Due Date: 12 midnight EST, July 30, 2021
- Proposal Review and Selection: August - October 2021
- Award Notification: October – November 2021
- Grant Agreements Prepared and Executed: October 2021
- Funding Disbursed: November 2021
- Announcement (Press Release): December 2021
- Intermediate Project Report: June 2022
- Intermediate Project Report: December 2022
- Intermediate Project Report: June 2023
- Project Completion: December 2023
- Final Project Report: December 2023

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Direct questions to:
Robert Warren
Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Online form/website questions:
Kecia Haggins
Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Georgia

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Programs that Enhance the Quality of Life in Eligibl...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations in multiple states and provinces to improve the quality of life in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address priority areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; workforce development; civic and cultural growth; hum

GrantWatch ID#: 129040

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Academic Institutions for Research Projects Addressing Social Ch...

Deadline 08/16/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations and academic institutions for research projects addressing social change. Priority will be given to projects promoting racial justice and equitable legal practices including projects on racism, class

GrantWatch ID#: 129311

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Benefit Families, Ch...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, and agencies for initiatives to benefit families, children, and communities. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include equitable communi

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Encourage Environmental Activism

Deadline 09/01/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for residents. Grant funds will support innovative projects and initiatives that encourage environmental awareness and activism. Funding is intended to support activism, educate and engage, strengthen

GrantWatch ID#: 134403

Grants to Alberta and USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Projects and Programs to Benef...

Deadline 09/01/21

Grants to Alberta and USA nonprofit organizations for projects and programs to benefit communities where the funding source has a presence. Funding is intended for projects in the focus areas of education, hunger prevention, health and wellness, and disaster relief. A p

GrantWatch ID#: 134598