May 032018

Cawaco Resource Conservation and Development Council is seeking grant applications for its Challenge and Educational Grant Programs in Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby and Walker Counties of Alabama. Grant applications can be found on the website under “Forms”.


Challenge Grant Program
The Council offers small competitive Challenge Grants ($2,000- $5,000) to assist public and other 501 (c) (3) agencies in their efforts to serve unmet community needs. Multiple-county projects may qualify for a larger award. Call or email the office for more information.

Educational Grant Program
The Council offers competitive Educational Grants to schools and other public or non-profit agencies for educational equipment or activities. Grants awards range from $2000 – $5,000 except under special conditions. To learn more, call Patti Pennington @ 205-623-0457 or email

Funded Challenge Grant projects will support Council goals that promote economic and community development and/or responsible use of natural resources. Funded Educational projects will serve unmet educational needs with emphasis on, but not limited to, natural resource education.


All qualifying applications meeting the Council goals and following the guidelines will be considered. Grant awards are given on a REIMBURSABLE basis. We recommend you use this checklist before submitting your final proposal.

To be considered, all proposals must be received BEFORE July 1, 2018 and submitted electronically through the website.

Cawaco RC&D programs and activities are available without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status
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