Application checklist for a Watershed Stewardship Grant

What you need to get funding for green infrastructure projects.

Section 1: Project documents

1. Project information form

Use the project information template to tell us:

  • Your organization and contact information
  • Your fiscal sponsor if you need one
  • Information about where the project will take place
  • How much money you need
  • The type of project

2. Description of the project

Include a written description of the project and your team. For the full list of questions to answer, read the project narrative instructions.

3. Work plan 

Use the work plan template to tell us about the project activities and timeline.

4. Budget

Use the budget template to tell us about each expense. Include how the community is matching the required amount of the total cost. Note that you will need to include quotes from any vendors, too. 

5. Project attachments

  • 5 year maintenance plan
  • Documents to show your ability to do the project
  • Letter of approval from the property owner or City Department
  • 4 letters of support from other community groups
  • Copies of any permits for the project

Attachment for projects on San Francisco Unified School District Property

  • Letter of approval from the Green Schoolyard Manager

Section 2: Organization documents

  • Agreement with your fiscal sponsor (if you need a sponsor)
  • 501(c)(3) letter
  • List of people on your Board of Directors
  • Current budget for the fiscal or calendar year
  • Most recent statement of revenues and expenses
Last updated May 19, 2022