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Environmental grants and awards

King County, Washington

Grants and awards


Green Globe Award Green Globe Award
honors businesses and individuals for their outstanding achievements in environmental stewardship.

Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction

Industrial Waste Program rewards and recognition

Earth Heroes at School
School awards program for outstanding work on behalf of our environment.

Solid and Hazardous Waste grants

Green Building Grants and Incentives
Apply for funding to support residential or commercial green building in King County, Washington, or for permitting incentives that reward low-impact development in unincorporated areas of the county.

Voucher Incentive Program (VIP)
Up to 50% matching funds for small businesses that reduce the amount of chemicals going down the drain, into landfills, on the ground and into the air. King County supports businesses that support the environment.

Hazards on the Homefront Mini-Grants
Teachers who have taken the "Hazards on the Homefront" workshop can apply for a mini-grant to complete a project with their students.

Brownfields Grants
Clean up on grants provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Water and Land Resources grants

Wild Places in City Spaces Grant
Provides grants up to $10,000 to volunteer organizations, community groups and government agencies for projects reforesting urban areas and restoring habitat within the Urban Growth Area of King County and incorporated cities.

Grants for Salmon Habitat and Water Quality Projects
Green/Duwamish River Watershed

Parks and Recreation grants

Youth Sport Facility Grant Fund
Provides matching grant funding to rehabilitate, expand, or develop sports fields and facilities serving youth in King County.


Get Your Feet Wet 
How-tos and available resources to initiate stewardship projects.

Related information

Related agencies

News and announcements

Jul. 30, 2014
Local companies recognized for environmental stewardship
Industrial facilities earn awards for business practices that sustain local jobs while protecting water quality

May 15, 2014
Fire Council earns recognition for decade-long wildfire prevention

Mar. 25, 2014
Watershed group, Burien share Futurewise award for Seahurst Park salmon restoration

Flood reduction grants
Applications due by June 15, 2014

Mar. 13, 2014
Executive awards 27 Community Service Area grants to projects in unincorporated areas

Jan. 14, 2014
Nominations sought for King County’s Earth Heroes at School awards program

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