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Land & Waters Preservation Trust Announces Grant Fund Opportunity for 2020

Web posted November 26, 2019
Land & Waters Preservation Trust Endowment will be awarding $10,000 in grants to worthy projects in April 2020. Land & Waters, administered by the Initiative Foundation, is a joint endowment of Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) and the Pine River Watershed Alliance (PRWA).

The Grant Application submission period is December 1, 2019 through January 15, 2020.

Further information may be requested with a deadline of February 15, 2020. Grants will be made on March 1, 2020 and projects should be completed in 2020. Project grants will be made for proposals from 501(c)(3) organizations that fit one or more of the following priorities:

• Enhance and protect surface and aquifer water quality in the Pine River Watershed
• Support sustainable riparian land management practices
• Protect habitat for native plants and animals

Applicants may be lake associations, local units of government, or environmental groups. Projects proposed by the two parent organizations, WAPOA and PRWA, will also be considered.

To apply, go to the Pine River Watershed Alliance website (www.prwa.us), click “Resources & Links” to get grant guidelines and application. If there are questions regarding the grant process or application, contact Ron Meyer at rnsmeyer@tds.net.

Land & Waters Preservation Trust was created by Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) and the Pine River Watershed Alliance (PRWA) and is a Turn Key Fund of the Initiative Foundation. Land & Waters Preservation Trust is a grant making endowment fund directed to preserving and protecting the water quality in the Pine River Watershed. More information is available from WAPOA, PRWA, or the Initiative Foundation.

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