MassCleanDiesel: Clean Markets Program Grants

Grants to help owners of diesel-powered trucks and equipment servicing and operating at wholesale markets, warehouses and distribution centers reduce emissions from their vehicles.

Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grants

MassDEP Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grants offer funding for recycling, composting/organics, reuse, source reduction, policy development and enforcement activities that will increase diversion of municipal solid waste and household hazardous waste from disposal. MassDEP accepts applications between early April and mid June annually.

SMRP Municipal In-Kind Technical Assistance Grants

Applicants can receive up to 80 hours of recycling/solid waste or Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) planning assistance from a MassDEP Municipal Assistance Coordinator (MAC). MassDEP accepts applications three times per year: winter, summer and fall.

Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) Community Grants

These grants help community organizations, municipal departments and small businesses to encourage people to switch from toxic chemicals to safer alternatives or methods.

State Revolving Fund

The SRF Program provides low-interest loans to cities, towns, and other local governmental units for drinking water and wastewater-related infrastructure projects.

Title 5 / Septic Systems: Financial Assistance Opportunities for System Owners

Information about loans or tax credits available through MassHousing, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and community-based programs.

The Community Septic Management Program

This program provides low-cost loans to communities to devise local inspection and septic management plans. Local inspection plans are intended to protect environmentally sensitive areas from contamination; septic management plans identify areas that need monitoring and maintenance.

Grants & Financial Assistance: Watersheds & Water Quality

Grant program guides and other information about Section 319 Nonpoint Source Grants (prevention, control, and abatement of nonpoint source pollution) and Section 604 Water Quality Management Planning (water quality assessment and management planning), and summaries of projects from past years.


State brownfields program incentives are available to buyers, and sometimes sellers, of contaminated property provided there is a commitment to cleanup and redevelopment.

BWSC Financial Inability Program Factsheet

The Financial Inability program evaluates claims by Potentially Responsible Parties asserting financial inability to conduct cleanup activities at 21E disposal sites.