2014 Grant for Clean Water Community Projects

 Protecting Alameda county Creeks, Wetlands & the Bay

cleanwater2The Clean Water Program invites you to apply for a 2014 Community Stewardship Grant

The Clean Water Program is inviting grant applications for up to $5,000 to encourage grassroots community action that prevents stormwater pollution and enhances the health of local watersheds,creeks, and the San Francisco Bay. The 2014 grants focus on litter reduction projects in particular.

WHO CAN APPLY?

Teachers and Student Groups Youth Community GrouCleanwater1ps Homeowner Youth Organizations

Non-Profit Organizations

CleanwaterHomeowners Associations  Homeowner Environmental Groups

PROJECTS ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING

The Community Stewardship Grants provide funds for projects in Alameda County or within an Alameda County watershed that are aimed at stormwater pollution prevention and contain a community/public outreach element. Sample projects include (but are not limited to):

1-Litter reduction projects.

2-Outreach and education projects with a stormwater pollution prevention message such aslitter reduction, household hazardous waste disposal, integrated pest management, etc.

3-Development and distribution of outreach materials, e.g., videos, newsletters, websites,brochures, guidebooks, educational events, trainings, etc.

4-Art projects Creekside restoration/re-vegetation projects, creek cleanups and events

5-Stormwater detention projects such as rain gardens, cisterns and bioswales

6-Wildlife habitat projects

HOW TO APPLY

An application packet may be downloaded from the web after March 4, 2014 at

www.cleanwaterprogram.org/grants or contact Amy Evans at the Alameda County Resource Conservation District(925) 371-0154 x 112 or amy.evans@acrcd.org

Applications must be submitted by email by April 10, 2014.

Photo courtesy of ACRCD and Golden Gate Audubon Society

 

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