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Water Education Grant Program (WEGP)

Grants to Los Angeles County, California K-12 Teachers
or Teacher Groups for Water Conservation Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District

Deadline Date:

11/04/19 4:00 PM


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

Projects must focus on water or water-related subjects which may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Examining the various properties of water, studying water quality or charting the effect of a drought on the economy. 
  • Integrating the project into as many disciplines as you wish: politics, social science, and/or the arts. 
  • Creating a video, play or other performance medium that focuses on the subject of water and is used to educate students as well as other audiences, such as school assemblies or community groups.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148714

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000

Term of Contract:

Project/lesson must be completed and all documentation received by June 11, 2020.

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 a 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 for a water-related project.
- 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.

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District covers approximately 144 square miles and includes all or parts of 18 cities and portions of unincorporated Los Angeles County. For more information, see Grant Coverage Areas below.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications are accepted through November 4, 2019, 4:00 PM.

Grant applications and all grant related documentation must be submitted by scheduled deadlines in electronic copy (sent via email, Dropbox, or flash drive). Hardcopy (paper) applications will not be accepted.

Contact Information:

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

Signed and completed applications may be submitted to (type “WEGP” in the subject line).

Or mailed/dropped off a flash drive to:
Upper District
602 E. Huntington Dr., Suite B,
Monrovia, CA 91016
Attn: Elena Layugan - WEGP

For questions, email the address above or call (626) 443-2297

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Geographic Focus:

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

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