Consumptive Use Mitigation Grant Program

April 27, 2023 Update

The Commission announced the Consumptive Use Mitigation Grant 2023 Awardees via a Press Release.

The Commission encourages applicants that received an award offer on April 21, 2023, to review the sample Grant Agreement Template.

February 1, 2023 Update

From November 1, 2022 to January 31, 2023, the Commission accepted grant applications for the 2022-2023 Consumptive Use Mitigation Program. Grant applications will be reviewed and awarded according to schedule below. The Commission anticipates awarding a total of $4 to $6 million in grant funding.

  • To read more about the Commission's 2022-2023 Consumptive Use Mitigation Grant Program, please download the Grant Guidelines under the Key Grant Program Documents section of this web page. The Commission encourages applicants to review various grant documents, including the Grant Guidelines and Grant Agreement Template, prior to creating a grant application.
  • The Commission's tentative grant application timeline is provided below. Please note this timeline is subject to change based on the volume of applications received.

Grant Application Opens November 1, 2022 (8 am)
Grant Application Closes January 31, 2023 (4 pm)
Grant Application Review February-March 2023
Grant Awards Announced April 2023
Grant Agreements Executed July 2023
Grantee Kickoff Meetings August 2023


Two informational webinars were held to help answer questions:


Fourteen projects were funded in 2022, the first year of the grant program. Click here for a list of the awardees.

Grant Program Questions?

Please contact the Commission with any questions regarding the grant program or application technical support:

Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Consumptive Use Mitigation Program
4423 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-1788
Telephone: (717) 238-0423, ext. 1017