Foundation / Corporation
Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC)
01/03/20 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $3,000 to New York organizations, community groups, and 4-12th grade classrooms in New York City and the east and west Hudson watershed regions for environmental education field trips and tours. Funding is intended to support bus trips for students to teach them about their local watershed, trees, forests, and drinking water supply system.
This competitive matching grant program awards to help pay for watershed forestry-related tours to the NYC Watershed.
All tours include a visit to a NYC-DEP drinking water reservoir.
The purpose of the Watershed Forestry Bus Tour Program is to educate the public, especially students, about watersheds, trees and forests, and the New York City drinking water supply system. Participants learn about the NYC watershed’s lands, waters, and people with a special focus on how trees and forests filter and protect water quality.
Visit the Teacher Resources webpage, especially the Watershed Forestry Essentials and Watershed Forestry Activity Kit, for background information and teaching resources about the 3 main program themes:
The four bus tour options are:
Grants funds may only be used for:
GrantWatch ID#: 178062
Up to $3,000. Please note that partial grant funding is often awarded and is intended primarily to help pay for transportation costs associated with a bus tour.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please return the completed application by e-mail, fax or mail.
Tyler Van Fleet, Watershed Educator, or
Sarah Gonda, East of Hudson Executive Assistant
Watershed Agricultural Council
1275 Hanover St.
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone: (914) 962-6355
Fax: (914) 962-5436
USA: New York City: The 5 boroughs of NYC; New York: Within the East and West of Hudson Watersheds