BCWMC Water Quality Education Grants
The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission had previously run a small-grant program; however, as of January 2012, the program is no longer available.
The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission's (BCWMC) grant program provided up to $1,000 to support the following activities:
The BCWMC required a one-to-one matching funds or an in-kind match of labor, materials, staff, and other sources of funding or cash.
The Bassett Creek Watershed covers 40 square miles and includes all or part of the cities of Crystal, Golden Valley, Medicine Lake, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and St. Louis Park. It is governed by a joint powers board made up of representatives appointed by each of these cities and charged with protecting and improving water resources in the watershed. The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission's projects help prevent flooding; monitor, protect, and improve water quality in the lakes and streams; protect fish and wildlife habitat; protect wetlands and groundwater; and help control erosion.