Helping to sustain our waters and natural resources of the Muskegon River Watershed.

The Ice Mountain Environmental Stewardship fund was established in 2002 through the generosity of Great Spring Waters of America, Inc., now Nestlé Waters North America. The fund provides up to $50,000 annually. Typical grants are from $5,000 to $20,000.

Grants are made to sustain the waters and water-dependent natural resources of the Muskegon River Watershed by supporting conservation, enhancement, and restoration projects.

Grant requests are accepted for projects or programs that:

  • Conserve, enhance, and/or restore the watershed
  • Improve the quality and value of the watershed including education for responsible utilization of natural resources of the watershed
  • Reverse degradation
  • Demonstrate collaboration among organizations
  • Leverage funding sources

Note: Application opens June 1.

Timeline

Application deadline* July 15
Grant notifications October

*If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, grant applications will be due on the next business day.