Grants available for water quality education projects

Nonprofit organizations and community groups are invited to apply for grant funding to implement educational activities, events or projects designed to promote actions that will improve water quality in the Kansas City area.

MARC’s Water Quality Education Committee designed this program to improve public understanding about the negative impact that stormwater runoff has on our local rivers and streams. The grants allow community groups to develop their own educational activities, host events and help planned projects become a reality.

Grant objectives

Selected proposals must address at least one of the following water quality education goals:

  • Provide public education about the adverse impacts of stormwater runoff and water pollution.
  • Promote policies and management practices that reduce stormwater runoff and water pollution.
  • Implement best management practices (BMPs) to reduce stormwater runoff and water pollution in area creeks and streams.

Unfortunately, government entities are not eligible to apply. Grant funds must be used to support activity and/or event planning, project implementation and associated costs.

Find out more and apply