Cawaco Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. is seeking grant applications for the 2020 Challenge and Educational Grant Programs in Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby and Walker Counties of Central Alabama.
Qualifying applicants must be a non-profit residing in one of the above qualifying counties. More information about Cawaco can be accessed at, or by contacting the Programs Manager, Patti Pennington @ 205-623-0457 or
Applications are available online: Cawaco Grant Application
Proposals must be received prior to July 1, 2019 
Challenge Grant Program: The Council offers small competitive Challenge Grants (up to $5,000*) to assist public and other non-profit agencies in their efforts to serve community needs. Projects funded support Council goals, and promote economic, community development and/ or responsible use of the area’s resources.
Educational Challenge Grants: The Council offers Educational Grants (up to $5,000*) for projects that provide information and/or instruction that meets Cawaco goals and objectives to children and/or adults.
*If your project reaches a broad audience, is far reaching, or encompasses more than one area or county, you may qualify for a larger award.

Nondiscrimination Statement: Cawaco RC&D prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status