Action Grants are available to complete a water quality and stewardship project that is significant in scope and cost. A project proposed for an Action Grant should demonstrate that thorough planning for the proposed project has already taken place. It must include a realistic budget, secured permissions from landowners for project implementation, construction drawings, and plant lists (if applicable). If these steps are not already complete, consider applying for a Planning Grant.
- Grant up to $50,000; 25 percent match required
- Competitive Application review process and final award approved by the MWMO Board of Commissioners
- Please see: Eligibility Requirements
How to Apply
Submit an Application via email to the contact listed below – Action Grant Application (DOCX, 9.3 MB, 7 pages)
And submit a Budget Form via email to the contact listed below – Stewardship Fund Budget Form (XLS, 0.1 MB, 1 page)
Deadline: Friday, November 6, 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 selected applicants to meet to discuss their proposal in more detail and provide the opportunity for revision. Final applications are due Sunday, December 13, 2020, and will be reviewed by MWMO staff and the MWMO Citizen Advisory Committee. The recommendations for grant award are reviewed and must be approved by the MWMO Board of Commissioners. Notification of award will follow the Tuesday, March 10, 2021 Board meeting.