2021 UGRWCD Funding Assistance Grant Program

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors announces the availability of $200,000 in Upper Gunnison Grant Funding for projects within the District that would enhance water supply or improve stream conditions. Projects may include but are not limited to water system efficiency, delivery structure or system improvements, construction of new storage impoundments, enlargement or rehabilitation of existing impoundments, and restoring or enhancing riparian habitat. Requests for financial assistance will be considered only for projects that are consistent with the District’s purpose, mission, and objectives, and that have a 50 percent match. Water supply projects that provide benefits for agricultural, municipal, domestic, environmental or recreational uses are considered eligible.

A virtual grant program informational meeting will be offered for interested applicants on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 1PM (contact the District for information).

Project applicants must submit an application to the District by close of business, February 26, 2021. Application materials can be obtained via the District website, www.ugrwcd.org, or by contacting the District office at 210 W. Spencer Avenue, Suite B, Gunnison, CO, 81230, 970-641-6065, beverly@ugrwcd.org.  For complete details, including the application, please read more HERE

UGRWCD Board Meeting – March 22, 2021

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors will meet on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. via video/teleconferencing.  Please see agenda and board packet attached. For Zoom login information, please call the District at (970)641-6065.

UGRWCD Mini-Grant Program

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District (District) has established a mini-grant program to support educational projects designed to expand awareness of water-related issues in the Upper Gunnison Valley. Grant requests may be up to $300.

Anyone currently engaged in education activities within the Upper Gunnison River watershed (upstream of Blue Mesa Dam) is eligible to apply for a mini-grant. This includes school or university faculty, watershed groups, or other resource organizations with a strong water connection. Western State Colorado University students developing and teaching water curriculum as part of a class may also apply.

For more information, please see the guidelines, or contact the District at beverly@ugrwcd.org or 970-641-6065.

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