Apply for a Massachusetts Dredging Grant

Grants are available on an annual, competitive basis for saltwater dredging. Learn how to apply here.

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Deadline extended for all 2020 applications. See “How to apply” below for more details.

The Massachusetts Dredging Program is open to the Commonwealth’s 78 coastal municipalities, as defined by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). Grant rounds typically open in the spring.

Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • A completed application.
  • Copies of all local, state, and federal permits and permit modifications approved to date for the proposed dredging project.

For complete program requirements and application instructions, please refer to the RFP for the current grant round.

Given the competitive nature of the Massachusetts Dredging Program, applicants are asked to consider applying only for projects that are shovel ready or will be shovel ready by July 1.

How to apply Apply for a Massachusetts Dredging Grant

Once complete, upload your application and all attachments here. Paper submissions will not be accepted.

Please Note: The deadline for all 2020 Dredging Program Applications has been extended to April 6, 2020, 11:59 pm. Applicants must submit a completed application and site plan on or before this deadline to be considered. Additional attachments, as required by the RFP, will be accepted through April 13, 2020, 5:00 pm. For any questions, please contact eohedgrants@mass.gov or 617-788-3620.

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Applicants will be notified when the review process is complete.

All applicants will be notified in writing of an award or non-award by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED).

For further award and evaluation information, please refer to the RFP for the current grant round.

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Need to know more? Watch the 2020 Dredging Info Session Video.

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Address
Massachusetts Dredging Program, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
1 Ashburton Place, Room 2102, Boston, MA 02108
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