Grants from Anliot Fund Designed for Water Quality Improvement Projects

January 6, 2020

Clinton Streamkeepers Announce Grant Opportunities

The Clinton Streamkeepers organization is offering grant funds for the improvement of water quality in the Little Miami River and its tributaries in Clinton and Greene Counties of Ohio. These monies are available from the Streamkeepers’ endowed and restricted Sture Fredrik Anliot Fund.

PICTURED: Dr. Fred Anliot leads his Wilmington College students a tour of Hazard Arboretum in the mid-1990s.

Dr. Sture Fredrik “Fred” Anliot was a professor of biology at Wilmington College, where he taught for 35 years. The highly respected professor studied the area watershed extensively, authoring numerous articles and the acclaimed book, The Vascular Flora of Glen Helen, Clifton Gorge and John Bryan State Park.

Anliot, who died Dec. 14, 2012, lived simply and frugally. His generosity as manifested through his estate plans provides the basis of this grant funding.

Grants are available for various amounts for projects related to water quality including, but not limited to: stream cleanups, monitoring, buffer strips, wetland restorations and other habitat work. Organizations eligible to receive the grant include, but are not limited to, civic groups, environmental organizations, nonprofits, schools or educational institutions and watershed groups.

The grant application is due April 10, 2020, with grants being awarded around April 17, 2020. More information, including a downloadable application can be found at Applications submitted prior to the deadline should be sent to or mailed to: Clinton Streamkeepers, c/o Clinton County Foundation, P.O. Box 831, Wilmington, Ohio 45177

Any questions about possible projects or on the application process can be emailed to: