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DNREC Opens Grant Proposals for Watershed Improvements

Posted: 08/11/2017 14:46:00 -04:00 Updated:
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DELAWARE - DNREC'S Division of Watershed Stewardship is now accepting grant proposals for community water quality improvement projects. 
 
Delaware non-profit organizations, conservation districts, community organizations and homeowner’s associations are eligible to apply. Proposals must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Sept.  20, 2017.
 
Community water quality grants assist in implementing projects or programs that improve water quality on developed lands consistent with specific plans developed for watershed improvements. 
 
Programs and projects selected will demonstrate innovative and sustainable methods, techniques, and practices for water quality improvements, with cost effective and measurable results. 
 
Projects will be recommended for funding by the Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council through a competitive grant process.
 
Funding for grant-awarded projects is anticipated to range from $25,000 to $75,000. A total of $250,000 in grant money is available for fiscal year 2018.
 
This grant requires a 25 percent cash match which may be federal, state, or local money. Applicants may submit up to two project proposals per grant cycle.

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