Wildlife Habitat Conservation Mini-Grant program

The grant cycle for the D3: Wildlife Habitat Restoration mini-grants is open. The mini-grants program aims to provide seed funding to encourage broader and long-term community engagement in wildlife habitat restoration or watershed stewardship activities in Santa Clara County. Mini-grant funding is designed to support small scale projects or help kick start larger scale projects.

Examples of past projects that have received mini-grant funding include: educational excursions to creeks and other waterways for underserved communities; establishing a neighborhood community garden; and conducting community workshops on the appropriate and beneficial use of grey water.

Mini-grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis with an average of $200,000 available per grant cycle and a maximum award of $5,000 per grant. Proposed projects must be located in Santa Clara County

Funding Agency

Valley Water



$5,000 per project

Funding Cycle


Application Deadline

December 31, 2021