Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) Grants Program

The Surface Water Improvement Fund grants program is currently on hiatus. Watch this page for further updates.

The Surface Water Improvement Fund was created in 2008 and authorizes the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to provide grant funding to applicants such as local governments, park districts, conservation organizations and others. 

2014 SWIF Grants

Statewide SWIF Grants

Applications were due on April 11, 2014 and Ohio EPA received 68 applications.  The following projects were successful and are being awarded 2014 SWIF grants:

Background Information

2013 SWIF Grants

Buckeye Lake SWIF Grants -

Application Deadline was April 30, 2013

2012 SWIF Grants

Supplemental Lucas County SWIF Grants -

Application Deadline was June 21, 2013

Cuyahoga County SWIF Grants

Statewide SWIF Grants

Project Examples

2012 SWIF Grant Information Sessions Presentation

2010 SWIF Grants

Applications were due on February 15, 2010 and Ohio EPA received 172 applications. A total of 32 of these projects were successful and are being awarded 2010 SWIF grants. Grants are awarded for two-year periods with effective start dates of June 1st, 2010.

2010 Surface Water Improvement Fund Recipients