King County offers habitat restoration grants

Grants up to $12,000 are available for habitat restoration projects located in King County incorporated cities, as well as in the Urban Growth Areas of King County.  The deadline is February 29, 2012.  Cities, non-profit organizations and schools are eligible and partnerships are encouraged. Please consult the grant web page for further information and for an application: http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/grants-and-awards/grant-exchange.aspx

Also, there may be another round of grants specifically designed for salmon habitat in rural areas of King County.  If you are interested in this type of funding and want to be notified, please contact Ken Pritchard at: ken.pritchard@kingcounty.gov

Meanwhile here is a link to another grant program for habitat. Be reminded that it may be highly competitive:  Every Day Grantshttp://www.neefusa.org/grants/every_day_grants/every_day_grants_details.htm