Splash! School Grants

The Splash! school grant program provides up to $3,000* per school to enhance student knowledge of freshwater resources issues. Public and charter school teachers of grades K-12 are eligible to apply. 

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Grant applications are now closed for the 2021-2022 school year. Application deadline was Sept. 14, 2021.

All interested applicants need to to review the Splash! grant overview and learn more about the grant types, acceptable budget items, grant expectations, and more.

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Grant Types

Grants need to fit within one of the following types. Read the Splash! grant overview for descriptions of each. 

  • Type 1: Water quality field study
  • Type 2: Water-conserving garden project
  • Type 3: Community or school awareness campaign
  • Type 4: Freshwater resources field study program
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More on Type 4: CLICK HERE to view the approved list of field trips. Be sure to select an educational program provided at the site. Admission only will not be approved. Additionally, please note the approved counties in parenthesizes next to each program. Do not apply for a location if your county is not listed in parenthesizes beside it. A travel time of less than one hour each way is preferred. If you have a location or program in mind that isn’t listed, please email a description of it to WaterEducation@WaterMatters.org for approval.

Create an Account or Login to Apply

CLICK HERE to create your account or login to an existing account. If creating an account for the first time, an email will be sent to you. Use the link in the email to set your password. Then you'll be all set to log in. After logging in, you'll need to navigate back to this Splash! grant page to apply for the grant using the "APPLY NOW" link here. 


Please Note: You must be logged in before you can access the "APPLY NOW" link. 


*Grants are awarded based on available funding.