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Partners in Watershed Management Grant Program


The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD), in an effort to support the work of agencies and groups involved in conservation programs, water quality issues, and flood reduction and mitigation projects, has developed the “Partners in Watershed Management” Project Assistance Program. This program provides assistance to local communities, agencies and groups involved in projects and programs that support the conservation and flood control aspects of the Mission of the MWCD.


Political subdivisions of the state, IRS Section 501 groups, and other organizations involved in programs or projects related to watershed management and water quality improvements in the Muskingum River watershed, are eligible for potential assistance through this program.

Application Process

Application materials are available below.

Please include a cover letter with a short description of your agency or group, a summary of your project or program, the type and amount of assistance requested, and how you believe your proposal relates to, and supports, the conservation and flood control aspects of the Mission of the MWCD. Projects that primarily focus on recreation would not qualify.

Include a resolution from your governing body, indicating support for the proposal and a commitment to any potential matching funds requirements.

Complete the application form and attach additional sheets, drawings, resolutions, letters of support and/or collaboration, and any other information you feel relevant. If you are a non-profit group, please include your IRS Determination Letter confirming Section 501 status. All information can be submitted electronically.

If you have any questions about this process please contact Lynn Gilland-MWCD Engineering/Recreation Department at 330-556-4817 or [email protected]

Application Deadline

Original Application along with four (4) hard-copies and one (1) electronic copy of the complete application and supporting documents are due by 5:00 pm on September 1, 2024.

Application Materials


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