Water Quality Improvement Grant Program

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Grant/Funding
Abstract: 

Money is available for water-friendly projects! The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District's Cost Share Grant Program offers financial assistance for efforts that protect and improve water and natural resources within the Nine Mile Creek Watershed.

Purpose
Cost Share funds are available for implementing projects that support one or more of the following goals:

  • Improve water quality or increase the capacity of the watershed to store water
  • Preserve, protect and restore native plant and wildlife habitats, with emphasis on lakes, rivers and wetlands
  • Protect and preserve groundwater quality and quantity
  • The NMCWD has allocated up to $150,000 for the 2015 Cost Share Program. The minimum grant amount available is $500. The maximum grant amount is $3,000 for residential projects, $10,000 for townhome, condominium or lake associations, and $25,000 for nonprofit, commercial and government projects. Grants will be awarded for up to 75 percent of the project's cost, on a reimbursement basis, for materials, labor, and engineering/ consulting fees. The funds must be used within one year of receiving grant approval.

    For questions or more information, please contact Erica at esniegowski@ninemilecreek.org

    Applications can be sent to:
    Erica Sniegowski
    Nine Mile Creek Watershed District
    12800 Gerard Drive
    Eden Prairie, MN 55346

    For more information visit http://www.ninemilecreek.org/CostShare/CostShareGrants.asp

    Author: 
    Nine Mile Creek Watershed District (NMCWD)
    Topic Areas: 
    Water
    Stewardship
    Target Audience: 
    Adult
    Geographic Location: 
    Central
    Fee: 
    No
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No
    Contact(s) or order information.: 

    Nine Mile Creek Watershed District
    12800 Gerard Drive
    Eden Prairie, MN
    Phone: 952-835-2078
    http://www.ninemilecreek.org