Consumptive Use Mitigation Grant Program

Updated November 1, 2023

The Commission is pleased to announce another funding opportunity through its Consumptive Use Mitigation Grant Program. This grant program aims to fund projects that mitigate consumptive use or otherwise improve drought resilience in the Susquehanna River Basin.

Interested applicants are encouraged to review the Grant Guidelines for details regarding eligibility and program requirements. The Commission anticipates awarding approximately $4 million to $6 million in total grant funding, with anticipated individual project awards of $100,000 or more.

To apply, please click on the Apply For Grant button. This will redirect you to the Commission’s grant application hosted by AmpliFund. Once redirected to the AmpliFund web page, and to access the application, eligible applicants should click Apply and then click Register to create a new account.

The grant application period opened November 1, 2023, and will close January 31, 2024. Grant awards are expected to be announced in April 2024. The Commission’s tentative grant application and review schedule is outlined in the table below.

Grant Application Opens November 1, 2023 (8 am)
Grant Information Webinar November 15, 2023 (9 am)
Grant Application Closes January 31, 2024 (4 pm)
Grant Application Review February-March 2024
Grant Awards Announced April 2024
Grant Agreements Executed July 2024
Grantee Kickoff Meetings August 2024

The Commission hosted an informational webinar on November 15, 2023 to provide an overview of the grant program and answer questions. Please click here to register for the webinar.

View a recording of the webinar


2022 - Please click here to review the 14 projects awarded grant funding in 2022.

2023 - Please click here to review the 23 projects awarded grant funding in 2023.

Grant Program Questions?

Please contact the Commission with any questions regarding the grant program or application technical support:

Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Consumptive Use Mitigation Program
4423 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-1788
Telephone: (717) 238-0423, ext. 1017
E-mail: [email protected]

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