Program Application

WaterNow Alliance's Project Accelerator program offers technical and program assistance to two selected projects.  Selected projects will receive approximately 250 hours of assistance, valued at $25,000, over a 3-6 month period.  The deadline to apply is November 22, 2019.

For more information about the program, please visit our website.

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* 1. Please provide your contact information:

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* 2. Which of the following best describes your decision making role?

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* 3. Are you the correct contact for follow-up questions related to your application?  If not, please indicate the most appropriate individual and provide his/her email and phone number.  [Please note: failure to provide a contact or respond to questions in a timely fashion could disqualify your application from further consideration.]

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* 4. Approximately how many customers/ratepayers does your water utility serve?

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* 5. Program/Project Title (e.g. Direct Install Program for Income Qualified Residents, Development of a Graywater Ordinance, Conservation Program Outreach Plan, etc.)

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* 6. Please describe the project or program you are nominating for the Project Accelerator Program, and how you believe the project would benefit from an infusion of 3-6 months of outside program and technical support from WaterNow Alliance.

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* 7. What is the impetus behind this project in your community? (e.g. water shortages, stormwater pollution, goals outlined in a conservation plan, etc.)

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* 8. What are the desired outputs from working with WaterNow through the Project Accelerator program? (e.g. draft ordinance language, outreach and communication plan, stakeholder meetings, best management practices, etc.)

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* 9. What outcomes do you hope to achieve by working with WaterNow through the Project Accelerator program? (e.g. X number of applications for a specific program, X gallons of water saved, engagement with X number of customers, etc.)

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* 10. Which of the following Project Accelerator resources do you believe would best support your proposed project?  (Select UP TO THREE.)

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* 11. Do you believe that 3-6 months of assistance, approximately 250 hours of program and technical assistance, will have a significant impact on moving your project forward?

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* 12. Do you believe the proposed project can be significantly advanced by June 30, 2020?

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* 13. What is the earliest start date that your Project Accelerator efforts can begin?

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* 14. How did you hear about WaterNow's Project Accelerator?

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* 15. Please note, to be selected for Project Accelerator, we require at least one WaterNow member that represents the city/water agency (e.g. elected official or senior management staff). Membership is free and it's easy to join. 

Are you or a representative of your city/water agency a member of the WaterNow Alliance?

Thank you for your Project Accelerator application!  A WaterNow staff member will be in touch with you on or before our award announcement.

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