Embrace a Stream

Click here to view the full list of 2015 EAS grant winners.

Embrace-A-Stream (EAS) is a matching grant program administered by TU that awards funds to TU chapters and councils for coldwater fisheries conservation. Since its inception in 1975, EAS has funded more than 1,000 individual projects for a total of $4.4 million in direct cash grants. Local TU chapters and councils contributed an additional $13 million in cash and in-kind services to EAS funded projects, for a total investment of more than $17 million.

In the 2014-15 grant cycle, a total of $132,394 was awarded to 26 chapters and councils, with an average grant award of $5,092, helping restore stream habitat, improving fish passage, and protecting water quality in 18 different states from coast to coast. (Includes $6,000 awarded through the TU/Orvis 1,000 Miles Campaign.)

Click here to view the full list of 2015 EAS grant winners.

The grant application period for EAS 2014-15 has ended.
Check back in the Summer of 2015 for grant application information. Key application dates include (subject to change):
  • September - EAS online training
  • October - Contact your regional EAS representative regarding your proposed project
  • November - Submit a draft proposal to your EAS regional representative for review and comment
  • December - Submit your final EAS application
  • February - EAS committee meets to review, discuss and vote on applications
  • March - EAS winners notified and grants paid
For further information, please contact Kyle Smith, Membership Engagement Manager of Volunteer Operations, at ksmith@tu.org or (541) 729-5830

Additional Embrace-A-Stream Resources

How to Apply for Embrace-A-Stream - 2014 Presentation

Sample Applications

Frazier Creek Drainage Fish Passage Project

Embrace-A-Stream Reporting Form
Download the report form used to report on your EAS project.

Final Report Form (PDF)

Final Report Form (WORD)


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