Garden Mini Grants

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Public LibraryThe District's Waterwise Garden Mini-Grant Program funds innovative projects designed to encourage public acceptance, desire for, and use of water-wise landscapes.

Mini-Grant projects must focus on water conservation and increase individual and community involvement in water conservation efforts.

The Program is open to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public agencies. A final report is due one year after the Mini-Grant is awarded, and a midterm progress report may be required. Copies of receipts for all expenditures using grant funds must be included with the report.

To be eligible for funding, proposed projects must be in compliance with all federal, state, and local land use, regulatory and permit requirements, and within the District’s service area.

Amount of Awards

The minimum Mini-Grant award is $250, and the maximum is $2,500. An applicant may not receive more than one Mini-Grant per year. Mini-Grant applications will be kept on file for one year, after which they expire.

Waterwise Garden Mini-Grant Applications

Mini-Grant applications are accepted year-round. Proposals may be hand delivered to the offices of the Laguna Beach County Water District, 306 Third Street, or mailed to P.O. Box 987, Laguna Beach, 92652, Attention: Christopher Regan. Mini-Grant applications take approximately 6 weeks to process, depending upon when they are received. Click the link below for our Mini-Grant Application.

Waterwise Garden Mini Grant Application

General Conditions

All materials submitted become the property of the District and will not be returned. Funds awarded are public funds, and any information submitted or generated is subject to public disclosure requirements.

The District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to waive minor irregularities in submittal requirements, to request modifications of the proposal, to accept or reject any or all proposals received, to grant full or partial funding of any request, and/or to cancel all or part of this grant solicitation at any time prior to awards.

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