Federal

R8 (CA/NV) Wildlife Restoration Grant Program for State Fish and Game Agencies

The Wildlife Restoration program provides Federal grant funding to the 50 States, Commonwealths, and territories (State(s)) for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat; wildlife management research; wildlife population surveys and inventories; land acquisition; hunter education and safety programs; coordination; development of facilities; provide facilities and services for conducting a hunter education and safety programs; and provisions for public use of wildlife resources.

Research to Action: Assessing and Addressing Community Exposures to Environmental Contaminants (R01)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages applications using community-engaged research methods to investigate the potential health risks of environmental exposures of concern to the community and to implement an environmental public health action plan based on research findings. The overall goal is to support changes to prevent or reduce exposure to harmful environmental exposures and improve the health of a community.

Economic Development Assistance - Planning Program and Local Technical Assistance Program

Pursuant to PWEDA, EDA announces general policies and application procedures for grant-based investments under the Planning and Local Technical Assistance programs. Under the Planning program EDA assists eligible recipients in creating regional economic development plans designed to build capacity and guide the economic prosperity and resiliency of an area or region.

Residential Small Wind Turbines Tax Credit

Residential small wind turbines can qualify for a tax credit. How much: 30% of the cost (including installation/labor costs), with no upper limit Timing: Tax credit in effect through 2016 Must be installed in a home you own and use as a residence (no rentals, but second homes qualify) between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2016 Details: Wind turbines must have a nameplate capacity of no more than 100 kilowatts How to apply: File Tax Form 5695 with your tax return

Plug-In Hybrid Tax Credit

Plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles (PHEVs) purchased in or after 2010 may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. The credit amount will vary based on the capacity of the battery used to fuel the vehicle. Small neighborhood electric vehicles do not qualify for this credit, but they may qualify for another credit.

New Markets Tax Credit Program

Created by the U.S. Federal Government in 2000 as part of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act, the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program encourages investment in low-income communities. Through the NMTC Program, real estate projects or businesses in a low-income community are able to generate capital by providing investors- typically a bank or financial institution- a tax credit as an additional incentive for capital investment.

Bicycle Transportation Account

Annual program providing state funds for city and county projects that improve safety and convenience for bicycle commuters, including, but not limited to, any of the following: New bikeways serving major transportation corridors; New bikeways removing travel barriers to potential bicycle commuters; Secure bicycle parking at employment centers, park-and-ride lots, rail and transit terminals, and ferry docks and landings; Bicycle-carrying facilities on public transit vehicles; Installation of traffic control devices to improve the safety and efficiency of bicycle travel; Elimination of hazar

Federal Clean Water Act 319(h)

Annual nonpoint source pollution control program that is focused on controlling activities that impair beneficial uses and on limiting pollutant effects caused by those activities. States must establish priority rankings for waters on lists of impaired waters and develop action plans, known as Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs), to improve water quality. Project proposals that address TMDL implementation and those that address problems in impaired waters are favored in the selection process.