DuPage County Stormwater Management is accepting grant proposals for projects aimed at improving the quality of the county’s streams and rivers.
In its 19th year, the Water Quality Improvement Grant Program awards funding for projects exhibiting a regional water quality benefit, including restoration and green infrastructure projects, according to a DuPage County news release.
Under the program, organizations and individuals may apply for reimbursement of as much as 25 percent of construction and maintenance costs for portions of projects that improve water quality. DuPage County has awarded more than 50 grants in the past to projects such as permeable paver parking lots, green roofs and native vegetation, the release stated.
Municipalities, nonprofits, businesses and homeowners’ associations are among the entities eligible to apply. The application deadline is Jan. 12. To download the application guide, visit shawurl.com/36ct.