Grant Description

The Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) is a composite of base grants available to local government units that help them implement programs designed to protect and improve water resources.  All counties are required to pass ordinances regulating SSTS countywide.

All counties that have enacted countywide ordinances and have a BWSR approved locally adopted comprehensive local water plan are eligible to receive this grant. No local match is required. The grant amount is determined by equal county allocations.

Reporting Overview

Grant recipients are required to report on grant outcomes, activities, and accomplishments in eLINK according to the requirements outlined in the grant agreement and policies within BWSR’s Grants Administration Manual.   The SSTS grant does not require a workplan. Expenses should be reported in eLINK, and a description of how the funds were used should be entered in the Actual Results field, e.g. “Funds used to administer SSTS program.”

eLINK Reporting Requirements

Attribute

Details

Program Policy

NRBG Flex Policy

Administered By

MPCA

Application Completed in eLINK

No

Proposed Indicators in Application

No

Grant Agreement Distributed Through eLINK

Yes

Exempt from eLINK Reporting

No

Additional Report Attachment

Yes

Non-eLINK Reporting Required

No

Workplan

No

Match Requirement

No match required

Activity Details (Practices & Indicators)

No

Mapping

No

Rates & Hours

No

Expenses

Yes

Actual Results

Yes

Payment Schedule

100% Advance Payment

Contact

Gwen Steel
Grants and Reporting Specialist