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Community Enhancement Grants

Grants to Wyoming Organizations, Schools, and
Businesses for Environmental Stewardship Projects

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Uinta County Conservation District (UCCD)

Deadline Date:

04/13/20 Received by End of Business

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Wyoming schools, clubs and teams, church groups, businesses, agencies, and other civic organizations for environmental stewardship projects in eligible regions. Funding is intended for projects and educational activities that promote the conservation of natural resources. Projects must benefit natural resources such as water, soil, air, plants and/or animals and the public. All projects must be completed within the boundaries of Uinta County.

Projects that address soil erosion, water quality and quantity, vegetation resources, energy conservation, wildlife habitat or that beautify the natural landscape along public corridors will be given priority. 

There are many opportunities out there for natural resource conservation making it impossible to cover every type of project that may come forward. The following are suggestions, other projects may also be considered:

  1. Scout projects that benefit the community and the environment, including Eagle Scout projects
  2. Community enhancement projects
  3. Windbreaks or living snow fence plantings
  4. Irrigation systems (e.g., installation of efficient drip systems for trees and shrubs)
  5. Watershed improvement projects such as improving riparian vegetation
  6. Projects to improve habitat for wildlife and livestock
  7. Noxious weed management
  8. Community beautification
  9. Purchase of educational materials related to natural resources and/or agriculture
  10. Projects that provide opportunities for outdoor learning experiences such as outdoor classrooms, nature trails, orienteering, etc.
  11. Projects that help maintain energy savings and efficiency
  12. Projects that encourage recycling

For a suggested list of eligible expenses, see: http://www.uintacountycd.com/uploads/2/7/4/6/27468243/ceg_application_form_2020.pdf#page=3

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179015

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants can be written for any amount up to $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Selected projects must be completed by November 15 of the year awarded, unless otherwise approved by the board.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

These grants are open to any groups, teams, clubs, schools, partnering agencies, businesses, church groups, scouts, or other civic organizations with a sincere interest in making a difference.

Applicants are free to partner with other organizations for the proposed project. The main responsibility for reporting will lie with the applying organization.

Ineligible Expenses*

- Printed material such as brochures for distribution
- Food for project participants and volunteers
- Paid Labor

*If an expense is not on either of these lists, please contact UCCD to determine whether or not it is an eligible expense.

Projects cannot improve property for personal monetary gain.

Pre-Application Information:

Signed applications must be submitted by mail, email, or delivered to the
Conservation District office by the end of business on the second Monday in April.

Project must show at least 20% in-kind and/or cash match. Please note what the match is and the amount on the project budget/cost estimate summary section of the application.

Appropriate permission requests must accompany applications where private or public lands are involved.

Please Note: Project costs will be reimbursed up to the amount of the grant received, based on actual receipts submitted and documentation of in-kind or cash match contributions. Unused budget money may not be claimed or kept for personal use.

Contact Information:

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

Uinta County Conservation District
P.O. Box 370
204 East Sage Street
Lyman, WY 82937
307-787-3070
Email: ksabey.uccd@gmail.com

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