Wild and Scenic Community Grants

Want to preserve, protect and enhance the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed? The Stewardship Council wants to support you in these efforts.

Top Goals: 

  1. Free Flowing Condition – Rivers natural flowing condition, with as few obstructions as possible.
  2. Water Quality – Retain and improve water to be of highest quality possible.
  3. Outstandingly Remarkable Values (ORVs) of the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed:
    • Hydrology / Geology
    • Exceptional Ecosystems
    • Cultural
    • Scenic / Recreation
  4. Land preservation activities related to the protection and management of preserved lands including, but not limited to appraisals, legal fees, surveying and development and implementation of stewardship plans.

Quick Facts:

Eligible Applicants: Non-profit organizations, municipalities, land trusts, individual educators, schools and other educational institutions and individual citizens may all submit proposals. Individuals should apply with a town or non-profit.

Application Period: is rolling. Before applying, please email Kassi Donnelly, Wild and Scenic Rivers Coordinator (wpwildrivers@wpwa.org) to connect with Town Representative(s) and discuss the current availability of funds in the grant program.

Amount: From June 2021- May2022 there are small grants up to $4,000. These funds are not eligible as match for other federal grant programs.

Click Here for the Wild and Scenic Community Grant Application and Details

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