The Small Grant Program is an easy-to-engage in, competitive grant program that awards funds of up to $15,000 for on-the-ground restoration projects.
OWEB’s Small Grant Program funds projects principally carried out on private lands across Oregon. The Small Grant Program responds to a need for local decision-making about watershed restoration opportunities on a shorter timeframe than is available under OWEB’s regular grant program.
The Small Grant Program enables landowners across the state to contribute to the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds and the Oregon Conservation Strategy by committing “small acts of kindness” on their properties for the benefit of water quality, water quantity, and fish and wildlife. From planting native plants along stream sides to reducing sedimentation and erosion from upland farms and ranches, citizens everywhere can make a difference.
If you are a landowner and want to apply for a Small Grant, please contact the Harney SWCD.