The FY23 application is now open!

Grant Overview and Goals

Counties, municipalities, and weed management entities (including weed management areas) may apply for grants to address noxious weeds and invasive plants, with priority given to species on the noxious weed list. This grant request is not to be confused with the Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) grant program administered by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR). 

Applicant Eligibility

Any authorized representative of a county, municipality, or weed management entity in Minnesota may apply.

  • Applicants not from tribal nations must consult with their local CAI to discuss the RFP prior to submitting a project.
  • Prior to completing an application, applicants must have approval from their financial authority to participate with this grant.

Amount Available

The FY23 application has approximately $28,000 available.


The FY23 Noxious Weed Grant application is now open. Use the Apply Online link in the Forms and Resources box on the right, search for FY23 Noxious Weed and Invasive Plant Grant, and fill out the application. Each application will be reviewed to verify it meets the criteria detailed in the Noxious Weed Grant Instructions linked in the Forms and Resources box.

All grants MUST be completed by June 30th, 2023.