Water Fest receives WIN Grant

Citizens for Alternatives to Chemical Contamination is pleased to announce that the Chippewa River Water Festival will be be receiving an “Action Grant” from the Watershed Initiative Network.


The grant will support the Chippewa River Water Festival’s mission of creating a family friendly and fun opportunity to learn about water and water conservation. The CRWF will take place on Sunday, July 9th, at Island Park in Mt. Pleasant, MI. More information about the event can be found at https://www.facebook.com/ChippewaRiverWaterFest/.


The Watershed Initiative Network (WIN) is a volunteer organization that focuses on opportunities to better link the economic, social, and environmental wellbeing of Saginaw Bay communities in order to sustain and improve the region’s quality of life.


Twelve area foundations and corporations work together as a Network to support WIN projects.  This Funders Network includes:  Bay Area Community Foundation, Consumers Energy Foundation, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation, Midland Area Community Foundation, Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation, Saginaw Community Foundation, The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, The S.C. Johnson Fund, the Cook Family Foundation,the Charles Steward Mott Foundation, and the Saginaw Bay Foundation.  More information about WIN is available on its website at www.saginawbaywin.org.