Marianna Koval, from the NYU Center for Sustainable Business, spoke at S.W.I.M.’s quarterly public meeting on October 11, about the partnership between NYC Department of Environmental Protection and the Natural Resources Defense Council to restructure the city’s Grant Program for Green Infrastructure on Private Property and encourage more private property owners to get grants to support the implementation of Green Infrastructure projects that manage stormwater runoff on their properties.
Here is a link to the presentation document.
NYCDEP has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for how the program might be reconfigured and potentially managed by a third party team of experts. The RFI is titled Request for Information (RFI) for Management of a Green Infrastructure Private Property Incentive Program and is posted on the City Record here.
An RFP will be issued in approximately 6 months.
A synopsis of what they are looking for in the RFI: