Adopt-a-School Program

The Adopt-A-School program was established to support water science education, involvement, and restoration activities by K-12th grade students in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho who are working toward clean water education goals. The average project funding level is $500 per application/applicant and will vary depending on the number of applicants and funding level requests. Who should apply? Teachers, Schools, School Districts!

Evaluation Criteria

  • Curriculum/project is for K-12th grade students during the 2023 calendar year.
  • Curriculum/project is science-based and includes wastewater and/or stormwater education elements.
  • Curriculum/project must include a wastewater treatment facility tour and/or a presentation from a local wastewater/stormwater agency.
  • PNCWA will provide contact information for your local wastewater/stormwater agency if unknown.

For submission and questions, please contact Ely O'Connor, [email protected] 503.681.4463


PNCWA Adopt-a-School Program in action:

Check out the 2019 annual report here

Funding is made possible through a grant from the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association.