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Water Education Grant Program (WEGP)

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District

Deadline Date:

11/12/21 4:00 PM


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Grants of up to $1,000 to California K-12 teachers or groups of teachers in eligible locations for classroom or school projects that teach about the importance of water. Funding is intended to supplement learning with projects that further a better understanding of water and the important role it plays in Southern California. Through this program, water-related environmental issues, including the integral role water plays in the global community, can be examined.

Project Focus:

  • Projects must focus on water or water-related subjects. Examples of grant projects include, but are not limited to: examining various properties of water, experimenting with water quality, studying how climate change effects water availability, or researching how pollution impacts water sources.
  • Projects may be integrated into one or multiple disciplines. Examples include, but are not limited to: math, social studies, biology, the arts, etc.
  • Projects may take one or multiple forms. Examples include, but are not limited to: writing assignments, conducting experiments, building models, creating a video or artwork, etc.

Grant funds must be used for materials or other direct costs associated with the proposed water-related project as listed in the budget section of the grant application.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148714

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000

Term of Contract:

The class project must be completed and all documentation for the WEGP application must be submitted to Upper District staff by 4:00 pm on June 16, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any K-12th grade educator that teaches at a licensed school within the boundaries of the Upper District is eligible to apply for a grant. Teachers may apply individually or as a group. School administrators can apply on behalf of their teachers.

Teachers are limited to one grant award per project, per year.

- Grant funds must be used for materials or other direct costs associated with the proposed water-related project as listed in the budget section of the grant application.
- Grant funds cannot be used for payment of salaries or teaching stipends.
- Grant funds cannot be used for computers, tablets, or other similar electronic devices.
- Grant recipients cannot re-apply for grants in subsequent years for the same project.

Pre-Application Information:

The first round of WEGP applications for the 2020/21 school year are due by 4:00 pm on November 12, 2021.

Grant funding will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis while funding is available.

Completed applications must be submitted in electronic format either through email or providing a link
to the uploaded application in either Dropbox or Google Docs. Printed or faxed hard copies of applications
will NOT be accepted.

If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of your application within 7 business days after submittal, please contact Upper District by email or phone.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email completed pdf or send Dropbox or Google Docs link to:
Type "WEGP" in the email subject line.

Program Contact
Nichol Delgado, Government and Community Affairs Representative
(626) 443-2297

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USA: California: Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Los Angeles County)

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