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Flood Control District Accepting Applications for Annual Clean Stormwater Grants

UP TO $4,000 PER PROJECT IS AVAILABLE FOR PROJECTS PROMOTING PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District is again offering its Clean Stormwater Grant Program to increase public involvement on environmental education and improvement projects to promote stormwater quality. Successful applicants can receive up to $4,000 to assist in project funding. The total funding available is $15,000. Grants include 5th grade field trip grants to the San Joaquin River, public information and education grants with up to $2,000 in funding, and targeted grants with up to $4,000 in funding.

The deadline to apply is 5PM, Friday, November 15, 2019, with an anticipated award date in December 2019.

Please contact Paige Moretto at (559) 456-3292 for more detailed information, or for an application packet. Applications and instructions may also be downloaded at www.fresnofloodcontrol.org.The grant program creates and maintains District partnerships with local residents and community groups by funding projects that preserve, protect, or educate citizens about our water resources – local storm water ponding basins, canals, creeks, the San Joaquin River and groundwater. Volunteer groups, environmental organizations, schools, neighborhood improvement groups and other not-for-profit associations are encouraged to apply.

Contact: Paige Moretto Staff Analyst (559)456-3292 Paigem@fresnofloodcontrol.org