Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program Grants and Funds

Learn about the grants offered through the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program.


The Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program offers financial resources to qualified applicants for projects that share our mission to enhance, preserve, and protect the natural resources and the scenic, historic and aesthetic qualities of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund was established in 2013 by the Massachusetts Legislature to promote public health, public safety, and ecological restoration. Additional funds have also been supplemented the program with monies authorized in the EEA Environmental Bond.

The application for construction loans is now open!

Qualified organizations may apply for a loan from the Dam and Seawall Removal or Repair Fund. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 29, 2022. See COMMBUYS for the program details. 

The grant application for the Dam and Seawall Program is now closed. Please check back in fall, 2022 for the next open application period.

Program contact:
William Hinkley


Additional Funding

Project funding is also available from a variety of federal, state, and private sources. Use the appropriate guide to help locate potential funding sources, especially for costs not covered by this Fund: