Mini Grants

Mini Grants are available are available 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

How to Apply

Submit an Application via emailMini Grant Application (DOCX, 8 MB, 5 pages)

Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019 by 4:30 p.m.

Mini Grant initial Applications will be reviewed by MWMO staff. The MWMO will invite some applicants to meet and discuss their project ideas. These selected applicants will use feedback from the meeting to send the MWMO a revised application by Friday, April 12, 2019 by 4:30 p.m. MWMO staff will choose which of the Final applications to fund. The MWMO will begin notifying applicants whether they will be given funding on May 1, 2019 or shortly afterwards. Actual funding will be provided after a grant contract is complete and signed by both the applicant organization and the MWMO (roughly May-June).

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)


Tamara Schmitz
Stewardship and Community Outreach Specialist
612-746-4988 or