Grants Database

Citizens’ Committee for Flood Relief
Amount Awarded:
Project Title:
General Support
Grassroots Leadership Fund, 2021
Environmental Education ; Water Resources / Watershed Protection ; Toxics & Environmental Health
Project Description:

The Committee is made up of concerned individuals that represent the residents, businesses, and families of De Soto affected by urban flooding. They work at finding effective ways to protect De Soto from flooding and also work to revitalize the town, in conjunction with city, county, state and federal agencies. This project will support their ongoing work of mobilizing local residents, partnering with organizations such as the USGS and US Army Corps of Engineers to conduct studies, generating political will around urban flooding, future planning around buildings now located in flood plains, and emergency planning.