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RainReady Oak Park Mailing List


RainReady Oak Park landscaping grants

RainReady Oak Park offers grants to help residents better manage rain on their property through landscaping. If you would like to be notified when the program application period opens, please complete this form.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The program year is currently closed. There are a limited number of grants for the program. RainReady will contact you to complete a full application when the program re-opens.

ELIGIBLE LANDSCAPING: Eligible work includes rain gardens, bioswales, cisterns, dry wells, and permeable pavement. Please note - French drains, tree removal, general regrading and new impermeable surfaces (e.g., concrete pavers) are not eligible.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? To be eligible for the program, you need to:
1) Be an Oak Park resident
2) Own and live in a single-family home with a yard and disconnected downspouts (or can be disconnected)
3) Have no outstanding Village obligations or building code violations
4) Be able to maintain the landscaping improvements for at least three years
5) Be willing to participate in short evaluation surveys. This information will be kept confidential and used improve the program.

Learn more about the program at