Mini Grants

Mini Grants are available twice a year for short-term or small-scale water quality projects. The grant amount may not exceed $3,000. No matching funds are required.

  • Application assistance is available
  • Applications will compete with others that are submitted.
  • Please see: Eligibility Requirements

For full details of funding requirements, application and grant processes, please see the Mini Grants Guide (PDF). For past project examples, see our Projects section.

How to Apply

Submit an Application via email to the contact listed below – Application coming soon

Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2020, by 4:30 p.m.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the MWMO to discuss ideas and ask questions in advance of submitting an application.

Applications will first be reviewed by MWMO staff. The MWMO will invite some applicants to meet to discuss their project ideas and potential revisions. These applicants will use feedback from the meeting to send the MWMO a revised application. MWMO staff will choose which of these final applications to fund. The MWMO will then begin notifying applicants whether they will be given funding. Actual funding will be provided after a grant contract is complete and signed by both the applicant organization and the MWMO.

More Information

Mini Grants Guide (PDF, 0.2 MB, 7 pages)
Eligibility Requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
Grantee Resources
Stewardship Fund Grants Brochure (PDF, 1.6 MB, 2 pages)


Adam Flett
Communications and Outreach Specialist
612-746-4988 or