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Central Arizona Project (CAP), Arizona's single largest resource for renewable water supplies, supports and funds non-profit organizations that promote water and environmental education to the residents of Pima, Pinal and Maricopa Counties. Twice a year, CAP awards grants of up to $5,000 to organizations in its Maricopa, Pima and Pinal County service area.
The CAP Contributions Committee, which includes representatives from CAP's elected Board of Directors, staff and customers, reviewed the applications and awarded grants to four non-profit organizations.
Arizona Hydrological Society Foundation - $2,400 – For continuing support of K-12 science fair water-related projects, college internships for hydrology students and a scholarship to attend the annual AHS conference.
Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona - $2,500 – To support about 60 girl scouts to attend H2O Explosion water camp and provide water education activities.
Jeremy Jackrabbit Saves Every Drop Project - $5,000 – To provide a children's book focused on water to 55,000 kindergarteners in Maricopa County.
Natural Resource Education Center - $5,000 – To support Water Out West field day and provide interactive water demonstrations through field trips to Central Arizona College.