Public Education and Outreach Funding Assistance Request

Terms and Conditions: Members of the OWEA Public Education Committee will review and determine the level of funding to be awarded. By completing this online form, the applicant is agreeing to use the money only as proposed unless otherwise approved; provide event/activity record keeping and/or follow up as necessary; and provide OWEA with an accounting of how the money was spent. Applicant is also agreeing that accepting the funding in no way makes OWEA a responsible party before, during, or after the educational event and includes a liability waiver exempting OWEA from assuming any legal responsibility for participating students, teachers, and other citizens. The average funding level is approximately $500 per application/applicant, but varies depending on the number of applicants and funding level requested. Additional monies will be considered based on the amount available and the appropriateness / level of complexity of the project or outreach activity.. Upon approval, a check payable to the school or group/organization where the teacher/citizen is employed will be forwarded.

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Grant recipients must take a wastewater treatment facility tour and/or include a presentation from a local wastewater/water quality professional
Grant recipients must provide a summary of how the funds were used and copies of invoices (if applicable) within 6 weeks following the event/activity to:

Ohio Water Environment Association
Attn: Public Education Committee Chair/Vice-Chair
1890 Northwest Blvd, Suite 210
Columbus, OH 43212

Phone: 614.488.5800
Fax: 614.488.5801

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