environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program Accepting Applications
Concept proposal deadline May 31, 2017


The Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) Grant Program is soliciting applications for the 2016/17 grant cycle.

Projects funded through the EEM Program must contribute to mitigation of the environmental impacts from modifying an existing transportation facility or constructing a new transportation facilities.

Eligible projects must fit within one of the following program categories:

  • Urban Forestry projects designed to offset vehicular emissions of carbon dioxide.
  • Resource Lands projects for the acquisition or enhancement of resource lands to mitigate the loss of, or the detriment to, resource lands lying within or near the right-of-way acquired for transportation improvements.
  • Mitigation Projects Beyond the Scope of the Lead Agency responsible for assessing the environmental impact of the proposed transportation improvement.

Application Guidelines

Additional application resources.

Concept Proposal Deadline (Optional): May 31, 2017

Online Application Deadline: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Applicants may choose to submit an optional one-page concept proposal to help the applicant determine if the project may be competitive before completing a full application.

Program Information referenced via the CA Natural Resources Agency.