Watershed Guardian Grant Information and Materials


Watershed Guardian Grant


The Northeast Iowa Stormwater Education Program is excited to support school classes in implementing stormwater management projects. Eligible classes may apply for two types of awards: Junior Watershed Guardian Grants will award up to $500 per project, and ExStream Watershed Guardian Grants will award up to $5,000 per project.


 Stormwater Sub Grant Application

Stormwater Sub Grant Guidelines


As teachers participate in the Watershed Guardian Program their time spent on the project will be tracked. Including time spend at the Regional Urban Stormwater Demonstration Site, time spent implementing the lessons in Teacher’s Packet with students, and time spent implementing an urban stormwater conservation practice. Teacher time logs will be collected by the Environmental Education Coordinator at the end of each quarter year.

To download the Teacher Time Log click the link below. 

Teacher Time Log


Applications should be submitted by email to stormwater@northeastiowarcd.org or mailed to Northeast Iowa RC&D Att: Watershed Guardian Grant Program, PO Box 916, Postville, IA 52162

Other Grant opportunities

The Watershed Guardian Grant does not require match, but the grants listed below could be used along with the Watershed Guardian Grants to better your project.

Nature works Everywhere Grant


Whole Kids Foundation School Garden Grant

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation

Carton 2 Garden

Garden Grants

School Yard Garden Grants

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Mini-Grants


Toshiba Grants

AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program

Project Learning Tree Greenworks Grants

GreenWorks Grants

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

Target Field Trip Grants

Captain Planet Foundation Grants

American Honda Foundation