Applications are now open for the 2023 DCR flood resilience funding opportunities. The Community Flood Preparedness Fund (Round 4) application period will close on November 12, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. The Resilient Virginia Revolving Loan Fund (Round 1) application period will close on December 12, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Applications must be submitted electronically via the WebGrants portal.
DCR serves as the administrative and coordinating agency for state flood preparedness and protection grants.
The Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund (CFPF) was established in the Code of Virginia pursuant to Chapter 13, Title 10.1, Article 4, Section 10.1-603.24 and Section 10.1-603-25 and the provisions of § 10.1-1330. Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Fund, passed during the 2020 session of the General Assembly.
The Resilient Virginia Revolving Loan Fund (RVRF) was established in 2022 by the General Assembly of Virginia: §§ 62.1-199 and 62.1-203 of the Code of Virginia were amended and reenacted and Chapter 6 of Title 10.1 10.1-603.28 through 10.1-603.40 of the Code of Virginia was amended.
Both funding opportunities integrate resilience planning principles, floodplain management and nature-based solutions to reduce flood risk across the Commonwealth. Additional guidance can be found in the Grant Manuals and Summary of Changes linked below:
2023 Community Flood Preparedness Fund Manual
2023 Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund Manual
CFPF and RVRF Summary of Changes