The Clean Water Program will provide grants 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.
WHO CAN APPLY?
The Community Stewardship Grant Program was established for teachers and student groups, community and environmental groups, youth organizations, homeowners associations to conduct projects that support the grant program goals.
PROJECTS ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING
The Community Stewardship Grant Program provides resources for projects in Alameda County or within an Alameda County watershed that contain a stormwater pollution prevention message and a community/public outreach element.
Sample projects could include (but are not limited to): outreach and education projects with a stormwater pollution prevention message, art projects, creekside restoration/revegetation projects, wildlife habitat projects, stormwater detention projects and development of outreach materials.
Please see the attached grant announcement flyer and the Invitation for Proposals for the grant program for more details. The proposals are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012.
The Invitation for Proposals can also be downloaded at: www.cleanwaterprogram/teachers/grants
For further information please contact:
Amy Evans, CSG administrative coordinator
Alameda County Resource Conservation District
3585 Greenville Rd. Suite 2
Livermore, CA 94550-6710
P: (925) 371-0154 x 112
F: (925) 371-0155