The Morro Bay Estuary Program (MBNEP) has revised the grant program! We are excited to offer funding opportunities for grants up to $5,000 twice a year for exciting and innovative community projects that address an identified priority issue that is faced by the Morro Bay estuary and watershed. This program is a great opportunity to work with the MBNEP and other community partners to benefit the health of the estuary and watershed.
The Estuary Program offers grants to promote implementation of the Morro Bay Conservation Plan (CCMP). To address
Grant applicants may request up to $5,000 in funding.
Deadlines for proposal submittals are the first Friday in March and September.
All projects should seek to:
the Priority Issues faced by the estuary and watershed, many Action Plans have been developed. The goal of the Community Grant Program is to encourage and inspire projects that are motivated by community members to implement a CCMP Action Plan, either in part or in whole.
Prospective applicants should review the CCMP to ensure their projects are relevant to one or more of the Action Plans and are encouraged to consult with Estuary Program staff regarding proposed projects. Full criteria and application for current grant opportunities are available in the sidebar at the right. In addition, if you have ideas for larger-scale project partnerships with the Estuary Program to protect and restore the estuary, we'd like to hear them.
Call the MBNEP office for more information at 805.772.3834.
The Morro Bay National Estuary Program is a valuable partner in our efforts toward Zero Waste. Through their contributions we have created an educational facility to generate awareness and provide information that can assist everyone to do their part to ensure that our communities are more sustainable The staff is insightful and make themselves available to help answer questions through every step of the process. The most remarkable aspect about the organization is that they continue to provide assistance even upon completion of the projects and that is a sign of a loyal partner.
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