Water Education Organizations & Resources

Whether you are looking for more field trip opportunities, training on environmental education, teaching materials, and more: Below is just a taste of the resources out there. Please contact our education staff if you need help finding additional information.

If you are working on a research project, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our staff. Our conservation specialists and education staff are happy to help you find information.
  1. Grants & Financial
  2. Resources
  3. Teaching Materials

GRANTS (listed in order of due date)

WEWAC Water Scholars Program

WEWAC Media Contest

  • The contest typically opens in the fall and closes by mid-March.
  • Grants are awarded to the school of each winning entry as such: 1st Prize receives an award up to $600; 2nd Prize receives an award up to $400; 3rd Prize receives an award up to $200.
  • WEWAC sponsors an annual Water Awareness Broadcast Media and Digital Art Contest. The contest is open to junior high and high school students within the service areas of Three Valleys Municipal Water District and the Inland Empire Utilities Agency. The objective of the contest is to increase awareness of the importance of water in local Southern California high schools through group participation. Additionally, the contest is intended to enhance academic instruction by providing the opportunity for financial support to do creative classroom projects that might not otherwise be possible.
  • ApplicationMedia Contest Application

American Groundwater Trust Scholarships

  • Grant applications are typically due around the first of June.
  • Several scholarships are available to entry level college students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of groundwater.

WEWAC Water Education Grants (EduGrant) for Teachers

  • The grant cycle opens in the fall.
  • Grants are awarded in amounts of up to $750.
  • The purpose of the Water Education Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC) EduGrant program is to improve and supplement academic instruction by providing financial support to teachers seeking to do creative classroom projects that increase students' awareness of the importance of water in Southern California.

LA Metropolitan Water District Community Partnering Program

  • Grants are accepted on an ongoing basis.
  • Requests of up to $2,000 will be accommodated.
  • The primary focus of the Community Partnering Program (CPP) is sponsorship of water conservation and water-use efficiency programs and activities. Applications must be submitted 30 days prior to the start date of the event or program.



Cucamonga Valley Water District

has embarked on a very unique partnership with San Bernardino Valley College that will provide hands-on training to students looking to enter the water field. Click here for the full story.
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