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​​​​​​​​​​​Hydration Station Grant Program

 
Bedford Regional Water Authority's (BRWA) Hydration Station Grant Program was created to provide members of the community with access to safe and reliable tap water to refill personal bottles. The BRWA will award grants - up to $2,000 maximum per applicant - for the purchase of an indoor or outdoor station, to entities within our service area.


​​​​CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION
  • The proposed location of the station must be in an area that receives high pedestrian traffic or provides recreational activity;
  • The applicant's understanding that the BRWA is not responsible for any costs associated with the installation or station maintenance; and agreement to share the total project cost;

  • The applicant’s agreement with BRWA's specifications for appropriate signage and to coordinate a promotional opportunity post-installation (i.e. photo opportunity);

  • The applicant’s agreement to complete the installation of the station within 60 days from the application approval date.

​​​ELIGIBLE ENTRIES
  •  Located within the BRWA's service area

  • Public facilities (schools, community centers, parks, etc.).
FULL PROGRAM GUIDELINES         PROGRAM FLYER​

SIGNAGE
The BRWA will provide the awarded applicant with standard signage to be placed at the location of the station, complete with the applicant's logo, the BRWA's logo, and standardized messaging. The applicant must install the signage to receive payment and prior to the scheduled station promotion opportunity.

The sign shall be placed within three feet of the station (on either side of the station).


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
APPLICATION DEADLINE
  • Applications will be continuously accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Applications will continue to be processed and projects will be selected until all of the funding for the fiscal year has been exhausted; and

  • Applications shall consist of one (1) original and two (2) copies, 8.5" x 11" pages, stapled or bound.
* All forms must be complete to be considered for grant funding.


​​​SUBMIT APPLICATION TO THE FOLLOWING:
Cody Lawhorn
Re: Hydration Station Grant Program Application

Bedford Regional Water Authority
1723 Falling Creek Road • Bedford • VA 24523
540.586.7679

Hydration Station Grant Program