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Grant Assistance to States

The primary purpose of the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) State Assistance Grant Program is to provide financial assistance to the states for strengthening their dam safety programs.

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Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Opportunities

The Fiscal Year 2022 NDSP State Assistance Grant Program funding opportunity is open from May 16-July 15.  Visit Grants.gov for more information about application eligibility and requirements.

This year’s funding included $7 million from the FY22 Consolidated Appropriations Act and $4 million is allocated from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.  Applications can be submitted to establish and maintain effective state programs that ensure dam safety and protect human life and property.

The states use NDSP funds for the following types of activities:

  • Dam safety training for state personnel
  • Increase in the number of dam inspections
  • Increase in the submittal and testing of Emergency Action Plans
  • More timely review and issuance of permits
  • Improved coordination with state emergency preparedness officials
  • Identification of dams to be repaired or removed
  • Conduct dam safety awareness workshops and creation of dam safety videos and other outreach materials
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For more information on state dam safety programs, visit the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO).

Visit our Rehabilitation Of High Hazard Potential Dam (HHPD) page for information and guidance on that grant program.

Dam Safety State Assistance Grant Awards

The National Dam Safety Program State Assistance Grant Awards provide assistance to encourage the establishment and maintenance of effective State programs intended to ensure dam safety, to protect human life and property, and to improve State dam safety programs.

Grant Year Region State Allocation
2019 1 Connecticut $101,157.00
2019 1 Maine $77,355.00
2019 1 Massachusetts $132,250.00
2019 1 New Hampshire $91,508.00
2019 1 Rhode Island $57,699.00
2019 1 Vermont $63,846.00
2019 2 New Jersey $104,160.00
2019 2 New York $168,204.00
2019 2 Puerto Rico $47,907.00
2019 3 Delaware $48,693.00
2019 3 Maryland $73,353.00
2019 3 Pennsylvania $142,900.00
2019 3 Virginia $188,432.00
2019 3 West Virginia $78,213.00
2019 4 Florida $122,815.00
2019 4 Georgia $76,998.00
2019 4 Kentucky $110,021.00
2019 4 Mississippi $464,765.00
2019 4 North Carolina $183,357.00
2019 4 South Carolina $203,514.00
2019 4 Tennessee $91,008.00
2019 5 Illinois $151,987.00
2019 5 Indiana $105,160.00
2019 5 Michigan $97,798.00
2019 5 Minnesota $112,379.00
2019 5 Ohio $139,470.00
2019 5 Wisconsin $104,374.00
2019 6 Arkansas $76,784.00
2019 6 Louisiana $86,219.00
2019 6 New Mexico $66,705.00
2019 6 Oklahoma $377,919.00
2019 6 Texas $327,385.00
2019 7 Iowa $318,235.00
2019 7 Kansas $225,243.00
2019 7 Missouri $94,796.00
2019 7 Nebraska $253,262.00
2019 8 Colorado $167,632.00
2019 8 Montana $233,320.00
2019 8 North Dakota $108,949.00
2019 8 South Dakota $216,951.00
2019 8 Utah $101,014.00
2019 8 Wyoming $152,050.00
2019 9 Arizona $63,131.00
2019 9 California $134,180.00
2019 9 Hawaii $54,697.00
2019 9 Nevada $81,215.00
2019 10 Alaska $50,694.00
2019 10 Idaho $75,568.00
2019 10 Oregon $104,017.00
2019 10 Washington $90,722.00
2020 1 Connecticut $91,454.00
2020 1 Maine $69,748.00
2020 1 Massachusetts $119,555.00
2020 1 New Hampshire $82,410.00
2020 1 Rhode Island $52,176.00
2020 1 Vermont $57,732.00
2020 2 New Jersey $94,167.00
2020 2 New York $152,050.00
2020 2 Puerto Rico $43,326.00
2020 3 Delaware $44,036.00
2020 3 Maryland $66,324.00
2020 3 Pennsylvania $129,181.00
2020 3 Virginia $170,332.00
2020 3 West Virginia $70,717.00
2020 4 Florida $111,028.00
2020 4 Georgia $73,042.00
2020 4 Kentucky $99,529.00
2020 4 Mississippi $420,082.00
2020 4 North Carolina $165,746.00
2020 4 South Carolina $183,963.00
2020 4 Tennessee $82,280.00
2020 5 Illinois $137,385.00
2020 5 Indiana $95,071.00
2020 5 Michigan $88,418.00
2020 5 Minnesota $101,596.00
2020 5 Ohio $126,080.00
2020 5 Wisconsin $94,361.00
2020 6 Arkansas $69,425.00
2020 6 Louisiana $77,952.00
2020 6 New Mexico $60,316.00
2020 6 Oklahoma $341,591.00
2020 6 Texas $295,918.00
2020 7 Iowa $287,649.00
2020 7 Kansas $203,602.00
2020 7 Missouri $85,704.00
2020 7 Nebraska $228,926.00
2020 8 Colorado $151,533.00
2020 8 Montana $210,902.00
2020 8 North Dakota $98,560.00
2020 8 South Dakota $196,108.00
2020 8 Utah $91,325.00
2020 8 Wyoming $137,450.00
2020 9 Arizona $57,086.00
2020 9 California $121,041.00
2020 9 Hawaii $49,463.00
2020 9 Nevada $73,430.00
2020 10 Alaska $45,845.00
2020 10 Idaho $68,326.00
2020 10 Oregon $94,038.00
2020 10 Washington $82,022.00
2021 1 Connecticut $87,180.41
2021 1 Maine $67,241.26
2021 1 Massachusetts $113,400.09
2021 1 New Hampshire $78,765.73
2021 1 Rhode Island $49,863.11
2021 1 Vermont $55,289.97
2021 2 New Jersey $87,546.27
2021 2 New York $145,900.29
2021 2 Puerto Rico $41,509.40
2021 3 Delaware $42,180.13
2021 3 Maryland $63,948.56
2021 3 Pennsylvania $122,180.63
2021 3 Virginia $192,912.78
2021 3 West Virginia $66,692.48
2021 4 Florida $98,643.90
2021 4 Georgia $70,533.97
2021 4 Kentucky $95,717.05
2021 4 Mississippi $399,255.53
2021 4 North Carolina $159,132.08
2021 4 South Carolina $174,985.84
2021 4 Tennessee $77,668.16
2021 5 Illinois $130,290.44
2021 5 Indiana $90,168.24
2021 5 Michigan $84,253.57
2021 5 Minnesota $97,729.26
2021 5 Ohio $118,034.26
2021 5 Wisconsin $91,387.76
2021 6 Arkansas $65,655.89
2021 6 Louisiana $79,558.41
2021 6 New Mexico $57,119.25
2021 6 Oklahoma $323,096.52
2021 6 Texas $282,181.63
2021 7 Iowa $275,596.22
2021 7 Kansas $189,620.08
2021 7 Missouri $81,509.65
2021 7 Nebraska $217,851.96
2021 8 Colorado $157,302.80
2021 8 Montana $202,181.13
2021 8 North Dakota $95,412.17
2021 8 South Dakota $185,717.61
2021 8 Utah $88,277.98
2021 8 Wyoming $128,827.01
2021 9 Arizona $54,497.28
2021 9 California $114,985.46
2021 9 Hawaii $47,180.16
2021 9 Nevada $68,948.59
2021 10 Alaska $43,948.44
2021 10 Idaho $62,668.06
2021 10 Oregon $90,778.00