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Special 2020 note: The watershed Stewards minigrant program has been suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19. Funding options will be revisited in early 2021. 


The vision of the Watershed Stewards Grant program is to partner with community members and local experts to improve water quality and engage citizens.

Program Basics

Grant money is available to help fund clean water projects from the Scott Watershed Management Organization’s (WMO) Watershed Stewards Grant Program.  The goal of the program is to bring community members together to work on clean water projects in their community.

Projects can be funded for up to $2,500.  To be eligible for funding, the project must take place within the Scott Watershed Management Organization boundaries (see map below). 

Who is Eligible?

  • Nonprofit or faith organizations

  • Homeowner/Condominium Associations

  • Lake Associations

  • Neighborhood Groups

  • Public and Private Schools

  • Businesses

Project Ideas

  • Clean Up Events

  • Invasive Species Removal

  • Environmental Education Programs and Materials

  • Shoreline Plantings

  • Raingardens

  • Projects that protect or improve water quality


How to Apply

  1. Download the application

  2. Review and fill out the application form completely

  3. Attach any supporting details or documents

  4. Send all application materials to

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The project needs to be in the Scott WMO (white area on the map) to be eligible for Watershed Stewards Grant funding.

TACS Contact
Need more information? 
Have questions about eligibility? 

Get you Watershed Stewards Grant Program questions answered by calling the Scott SWCD office at 952-492-5425 by sending us a message.

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