King Conservation District – Seattle Community Partnership Grant
The King Conservation District – Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program is a joint effort to support projects that achieve both KCD’s and the City’s priorities for natural resource improvement. Funding for the grant program comes from per parcel rates and charges paid by Seattle property owners for the King Conservation District.
KCD manages the application, awards, and grants. As part of the process, the City of Seattle, through Seattle Public Utilities, makes a recommendation to KCD about which projects should be funded within Seattle.
KCD grant focus is:
- Education and Outreach to raise awareness, deepen knowledge, and change behaviors.
- Capacity Building to enhance the ability of organizations, agencies, residents, landowners and other land managers to implement best management practices and deliver actions on the ground.
- Pilot and Demonstration Projects to test and/or improve concepts and/or approaches that can be replicated by others.
- Direct Improvement of Natural Resource Conditions
Examples of past projects in Seattle and other areas are on the KCD website.
- The 2013 application, review and schedule information are available on the KCD website. Note that there is a specific application for Seattle.
- The 2013 grant round opens May 8 and closes June 28, 2013. Grant workshops will be held May 17, 1-2 p.m. and June 6, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Columbia Branch Library. Awards are anticipated in fall/winter 2013 by KCD.
- Prospective applicants in Seattle should contact Martha Neuman at SPU to review proposal ideas: (206) 733-9036 and firstname.lastname@example.org