Apply for a grant in the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District!
Grant funds are available to residents, associations, nonprofits, schools, businesses, and cities for projects located within the boundaries of the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District. Learn more about our stewardship and restoration grants through this handout or visit the pages below!
Not sure where to start? We now fund technical assistance to complete site assessments and potential project design.
Stewardship grants help homeowners, associations, businesses, schools, and other organizations install projects that prevent stormwater pollution to our lakes and Nine Mile Creek. Examples of projects include raingardens, shoreline buffers, and permeable pavers.
Native Habitat Restoration Grants
Habitat restoration grants help homeowners, associations, businesses, schools, and other organizations install projects that restore native plant and wildlife habitat and lead to a healthier ecosystem. Examples of projects include prairie and woodland restorations.
Go to Habitat Restoration Grants
Groundwater Conservation Grants
Groundwater conservation grants fund municipal projects that conserve groundwater resources or promote groundwater conservation through education and/or behavior change in the Nine Mile Creek watershed. Examples of projects include completing and implementing recommendations from water audits and support for city-run water conservation rebate programs.
Go to Groundwater Conservation Grants
Have questions or want to talk through a project idea? Contact Lizzy, Watershed Specialist, at 952-248-0410 or firstname.lastname@example.org.