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Grants and Funding

Ausable Bayfield Conservation staff are happy to speak with you about grants that may be available for your projects that improve your property and your watershed community.

Projects that help improve and protect water quality, conserve soil and plant trees may be eligible for grants:

  • Over-wintering cover crops
  • Tree planting
  • Erosion control
  • Wetland restoration

Contact Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) stewardship staff about your project to get the latest funding information. Opportunities for grants and funding are always changing and new ones become available often. 

Phone 519-235-2610 or toll-free 1-888-286-2610 or find contacts for our stewardship staff on the staff contacts page of this website.

Huron County Clean Water Project

The Huron County Clean Water Project provides financial and technical assistance to county residents to improve and protect water quality in Huron County. 

The project is funded by County of Huron and delivered by the Ausable Bayfield and Maitland Valley conservation authorities. Funding assistance covers up to 50 per cent of the costs of eligible projects and can be combined with other cost-share programs. 

Please visit the County of Huron web page to find out more.

Contact Nathan Schoelier or 519-235-2610 ext. 263 to apply for a grant.