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Water Quality Grants

KC Water has posted the new Water Quality Small Grant Application (WQSG) on the City website, www.kcmo.gov.

KC Water can provide funding to nonprofits in promoting clean water education to help fund projects and activities related to water quality education, protection, and improvement within the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri.

Educational outreach projects and activities can take any shape as long they promote clean water messages. Applications are now open and are due Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 4:00 PM.

To apply, visit our city website here: http://city.kcmo.org/kc/ads/default.aspx (Google Chrome works best to access this link.)

– Search all categories and select project: 2022 Water Quality Small Grant Application RFP
– Click on the Attachments button.
– Click on Download to view the PDF of the Small Grants Application

You can watch the pre-application virtual meeting held on May 9th for more information.

KC Water Education and Outreach offers a variety of water lessons and outdoor activities to schools, Scout groups, and community groups free of charge in Kansas City. Our goal is to improve water quality through education and community partnerships.

For further information, send an email to water.education@kcmo.org

Thank you for your interest and for what you do to improve water quality and water education in Kansas City.

Past Recipients

2021

  • Bridging the Gap: Business Outreach and Stream Clean-Up Project
  • Heartland Conservation Alliance: Green Guard Stewardship Training
  • Hickman Mills School District: The Water Fair
  • Little Blue River Watershed Coalition: Cleaning the Blue, the Little Blue, and Mighty MO Too
  • Missouri River Relief: Kansas City Missouri River Cleanup
  • Pembroke Hill School District: Water Week at Pembroke Hill
  • Stone Lion Puppet Theater: Puppets for the Water

2020

  • Bridging the Gap: Business Outreach and Stream Cleanups
  • Friends of Kaw Point Park: Watershed Education and Activities
  • Little Blue River Watershed: Project Blue River Rescue
  • Stone Lion Puppet Theater: 2020 KC Water Education Programs

2019

  • Stone Lion Puppet Theater: SPLASH – 2019 KC Water Education Program
  • Green Works in Kansas City – Mighty Missouri SOS
  • Bridging the Gap: Business Outreach and Stream Clean-up Project
  • Friends of Kaw Point Park: Hydrocaching and Watershed Education
  • Little Blue River WS Coalition/Healthy Rivers Partnership: Project Blue River Rescue
  • Little Blue River WS Coalition: The Missouri River & Blue at the Zoo Watershed Festivals
  • The Barstow School: Watt’s Mill Water Quality Project

2017

  • Blue River Watershed Association: CPR: Communities Protecting Rivers
  • Bridging the Gap: Business Outreach and Stream Clean-up Project
  • Friends of Kaw Point Park: Hydrocaching and Watershed Education
  • Little Blue River WS Coalition: Blue at the Zoo, Missouri River Watershed Festival
  • Little Blue River WS Coalition/Healthy Rivers Partnership: Project Blue River Rescue
  • Stone Lion Puppet Theater: SPLASH – Two Part Community WQ Education Program
  • Missouri River Relief: Using Film to Stimulate STEM Education
  • Kansas City Art Institute: Brush Creek Film Festival

2016

  • Blue River Watershed Association: KIDS in Streams
  • Bridging the Gap: Be the Solution to Storm Drain Pollution
  • Friends of Kaw Point Park: Hydrocaching and Watershed Education
  • Little Blue River WS Coalition: Blue at the Zoo
  • Little Blue River WS Coalition: Missouri River Watershed Festival
  • Little Blue River WS Coalition/Healthy Rivers Partnership: Big Muddy Clean Up
  • Art and Science on the River, Project Blue River Rescue
  • Stone Lion Puppet Theater: SPLASH – Two Part Community WQ Education Program