The Texas Water Action Collaborative (TxWAC) matches companies and funders with conservation projects to positively benefit Texas’ water resources. We are NOW ACCEPTING survey submissions for ANY RIVER BASIN in Texas. 

Please complete the below survey for a single project, program, or initiative that needs funding - you can fill out this survey more than once - we just ask that you complete a separate survey submission for each project, program, and/or initiative.

You can also download this survey to fill out - please email a completed copy in Google Doc or Word Doc format to programs@texanbynature.org. 

Once you complete the survey, Texan by Nature will score it and see if it aligns with any companies involved in TxWAC. Texan by Nature will work with you to create a one-pager overview for your project/program on a google doc that can be updated as updates to your project/program occurs. Texan by Nature will contact you if a company is interested in funding your project. 

2023 Survey Deadlines:

Round 1:
February 22 - conservation project funding requests due
March 15 - corporate proposal distribution

Round 2:
May 25  - conservation project funding requests due
June 15 - corporate proposal distribution

Round 3:
July 25  - conservation project funding requests due
August 15 - corporate proposal distribution

Round 4:
September 25  - conservation project funding requests due
October 16 - corporate proposal distribution

Please note, that submitting information and joining TxWAC does not guarantee funding and/or partnership. 
 
See this webpage for more information.
 
Please contact Taylor Keys at taylor@texanbynature.org if you have questions.

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* 1. Main point of contact name:

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* 2. Main point of contact email:

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* 3. Organization name:

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* 4. Please select your organization classification:

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* 5. Please provide the name of the project or program that is in need of support:

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* 6. Please provide a brief description of the project/program you are seeking funding for:

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* 7. What river basin is your project/program located in? (See a summary of river basins in Texas here)

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* 8. What is the geographic area that is positively impacted by the project/program? Please be as specific as you can by describing project/program area boundaries.

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* 9. If you have a map shapefile for your project/program that you can share, please upload it or email it to info@texanbynature.org.

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* 10. Please indicate your project/program focus area(s). Check all that apply:

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* 11. When is or what was the project/program start date?

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* 12. Please outline your current project/program phase:

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* 13. Please outline the total number of people benefitting, population served, and/or people involved and that are positively impacted by the project/program:

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* 14. What is the amount of land area positively impacted by the project/program? 

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* 15. How much water has/will your project/program conserve  through implementing new procedures, technology, or any other water conservation action?

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* 16. What length of waterways is improved/protected by your project/program?

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* 17. Please indicate if your project/program has the potential to or provides volumetric water benefits.
Volumetric water benefits (VMWB) are the volume of water resulting from water stewardship actions that modify water flow in a beneficial way and/or reduce shared water challenges. Accounting of VMWB helps corporate water stewards to have a standardized approach to quantify and communicate the benefit of volumetric water benefits. (Learn more)

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* 18. What water volume benefit does or will the project/program provide?
Volumetric water benefits (VMWB) are the volume of water resulting from water stewardship actions that modify water flow in a beneficial way and/or reduce shared water challenges. Accounting of VMWB helps corporate water stewards to have a standardized approach to quantify and communicate the benefit of volumetric water benefits. (Learn more)

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* 19. If you indicated that your project/program provides water volume benefit in the previous question, please provide the full project/program implementation cost to generate the given volume benefit.
For example: "for our given project a $100k investment generates 50 acre-feet volume benefit per year"

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* 20. If you indicated that your project/program provides a certain amount water volume benefit per year in the previous questions, please select the duration of the yearly water volume benefits?

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* 21. For projects/programs that DO NOT provide water volume benefits, what is the duration of benefits that the project/program provides?

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* 22. Can/has the project/program acted as a model and/or has/be replicated or expanded?

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* 23. Does the project/program have collaborative opportunities available for additional partners (conservation/business)?

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* 24. If you didn't articulate impact metrics for the above questions, please describe why:
i.e. don't have dedicated staff, don't have the tools or methodologies available, etc.

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* 25. When is funding needed to continue or complete the project/program?

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* 26. What is the total amount of funding needed to start or continue the project/program?

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* 27. If possible, please upload a project budget:

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* 28. Does your project/program require multiple donors in order to satisfy funding/grant requirements (i.e. matching, etc.)

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* 29. If project benefits outlined above are not realized immediately upon completion of the project, please describe when the benefits will be realized:

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* 30. If funding has been used for the project/program, what results/metrics have been achieved to date?

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* 31. For the project/program, are there any milestone dates or interim check-points for metrics, progress, etc.?

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* 32. Are there any communication/marketing requirements for your organization if a project/program gets funded?

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* 33. Is there anything else you would like to share?

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* 34. There is no cost to corporations or conservation organizations to join TxWAC as a member. Those who join the collaborative are joining the conversation and expressing an interest in achieving the goals of TxWAC. Collaborative partners are not guaranteed funding or partnerships as a result of joining. If you would like to be added to a publicly facing TxWAC members list, please provide how you would like your organization name represented:

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* 35. If your organization is interested in connecting with Texan by Nature to learn more about other opportunities to participate in conservation/collaboration outside of TxWAC, please let us know.

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