Through August 31, 2016, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is inviting proposals for citizen water-quality monitoring grants for 2017. The grants will be awarded competitively and have a maximum award of $10,000, but grants of $1000 and $4000 are also anticipated. The grants are to cover project activities from January 1 to December 31, 2017; a final report on the use of the grants funds will be due by February 16, 2018. Any organization that involves citizen volunteers in water-quality monitoring in Virginia is eligible to apply.
The Request for Proposals (RFP) information is available online at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/WaterQualityInformationTMDLs/WaterQualityMonitoring/CitizenMonitoring.aspx.
For more information, contact Stuart Torbeck, Va. DEQ Data Liaison, at (804) 698-4461 or email@example.com.
The Virginia Water Monitoring Council (VWMC) provided information for this post. More information on the VWMC is available online at http://www.vwmc.vwrrc.vt.edu/.