Most recent WRIA8 grant announcements

1)      The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting applications for the Urban Forestry Restoration Project, which provides Puget SoundCorps crews to assist local governments with urban forestry restoration and maintenance on public lands. Successful applicants are not required to provide a cash match but must instead commit to three-years of post-project maintenance and monitoring and supply all necessary materials and permits for the work. Applications are being reviewed as received, with a final application deadline of June 30, 2014. Please see the following link for more information:

2)      The deadline is approaching for the King County Flood Control District’s Flood Reduction Fund grant opportunity. This fund targets small to medium projects that prevent or control localized flooding and provide broad economic benefit. Multiple benefit projects are encouraged, but flood hazard reduction must be the primary purpose of the project. Eligible applicants include homeowner associations, non-profit organizations, private associations, schools, special purpose districts, tribes, and King County jurisdictions. The total funding available for 2014 grants is $2.6 million, there is no cap on individual awards, and matching funds are encouraged but not required. The application deadline is June 15, 2014. More information can be found here:

For more information contact:

Jason Wilkinson

Actions and Funding Coordinator

Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed

Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 8