RDN News Release - 2024 Stewardship Seed Funding for Watershed Projects

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is accepting applications for community-level projects that monitor, restore or enhance regional watercourses. The Drinking Water & Watershed Protection’s (DWWP) Stewardship Seed Funding grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 per project and multi-year projects can apply annually for up to three consecutive years. The total funding available for this program is $45,000 for 2024, up from $28,875 in 2023. Grants will still top out at $5,000 per project per year, ensuring the program can support more projects eligible for funding. There is no deadline to apply as funding is first come, first served based on project merit until the year’s end or available funding is exhausted.

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