Attorney General’s Office -- Environmental Enhancement Grant Program

Funding Agency:
State of North Carolina

Attorney General Josh Stein is pleased to announce the 2023 Environmental Enhancement Grant Request for Proposals (RFP). T The EEG program provides grants to non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and governmental entities to preserve and enhance North Carolina’s natural resources. Grant awards will from $5,000 to $500,000.00.   Grant awards fund land acquisition, construction, planning, education, and research projects. There is a preference for projects in eastern North Carolina or projects that benefit underserved or overburdened communities.


Important Dates for the 2023 RFP

Interest Meeting: March 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM To RSVP please click here.

            Letters of Intent Due: March 30, 2023 Letters of Intent can be submitted here.

**Only applicants submitting Letters of Intent will be eligible to submit a full proposal**

Information Meeting: April 13, 2023 at 10:00AM (held remotely)

All those submitting a Letter of Intent will be sent the link for the meeting

            Proposals Due: May 12, 2023


Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

The applicant must be a nonprofit organization or institution with documented 501(c)(3) status and either a charitable purpose that includes the conservation, preservation, or restoration of North Carolina’s environmental and natural resources or which has a documented history of environmental work. Institutes of Higher Education (IHE), federal, state, and local governments are likewise eligible to submit applications.

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

March 30, 2023