Grant Resources

Many local government agencies in Minnesota area offer grants or cost-share assistance for landscape projects that benefit water quality. The details of each agency's programs differ, but most offer financial assistance for design work, installation, and materials. The list below includes some of the agencies that have grant programs. To learn about financial assistance programs outside of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, contact your local soil and water conservation district.

Raingarden Workshops

Unseasonably warm weather, long droughts and flooding rains are the new normal for spring and summer in Minnesota. Learn how your yard can adapt to and even help mitigate threats posed by these extreme weather events.

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