The Saint Charles Borromeo School installed a rain garden with assistance from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
Grants & Funding for Clean Water Projects
Rice Creek Watershed District
Visit the Cost-Share Page to get started on a Best Management Practice (BMP) project. See what qualifies as a BMP project on the BMP Project Page. 50% of a project's cost is covered under a successful application. Applicants may apply as individual residents or through businesses or community groups. Visit the Silver Lake Carp Removal Page to learn how St. Anthony residents within Rice Creek have potential to help Silver Lake.
Mississippi Watershed Management Organization
Visit the Stewardship Fund Program Page to start a grant application. Grants may cover a best management practice (BMP) or may extend into outreach, art, education, youth leadership, or community events that pertain to water quality. Nonprofit organizations, officially recognized neighborhood groups, schools, business and professional associations are eligible to apply. Individuals, home owners associations and condominium associations, and private businesses may partner with eligible applicants in order to apply.