The following entities are eligible to apply for WaterWorks grant funding:
- Nonprofit groups including associations, community groups, and 501(C)3 organizations
- Schools and educational institutions
- Cities and counties (with the exception of King County DNRP*)
- Special purpose districts
Those not listed here (such as a business) can partner with an organization that is eligible which acts as fiscal sponsor. The fiscal sponsor would sign the grant agreement, submit reports, and receive payments. Partner organizations can divide duties and tasks as appropriate.
Organizations need an Employer Identification Number (EIN) to apply, see instructions on obtaining an EIN.
*To clarify, King County DNRP staff and programs are not allowed to apply to WaterWorks but may partner with other applicants.