The San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) is accepting grant proposals for educational and other projects that enhance the understanding of the San Lorenzo River watershed or improve the watershed’s environmental health.

Projects may include: classroom watershed education for students; outdoor watershed education, such as educational hikes or science camps; or community/public education.

The grants are administered by the District’s Education Program Advisory Commission. Established in 2003, the Commission allocates program grants and scholarships.

The total amount available for the 2016 grants is $17,500. Each individual grant may be up to $2,500, with an additional $500 available for an optional public outreach component.

Application guidelines and detailed grant requirements are available online or at the District office, 13060 Hwy. 9, Boulder Creek, CA, 95006. Contact the District at (831) 430-4627 or [email protected] with questions.



The San Lorenzo Valley Water District is located in the mountains of northern Santa Cruz County. The district serves more than 7,500 metered connections. Established in 1941, the district supplies water to the communities of Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Ben Lomond, Zayante, Scotts Valley, Manana Woods and Felton. For more information, visit or