Kensington Downs

Incentive Program for Planting a Rain Garden

The City of Fort Wayne has developed a program to encourage homeowners to install and maintain rain gardens on their properties.  

A direct cash payment is available to help homeowners with some of the cost of plants or other rain garden needs.

Incentives are only available to residential properties inside the City of Fort Wayne.


There are four general requirements for the incentive program. 

 Homeowners must:


1.  Complete an Application and submit it to the City


2.  Attend a free instructional workshop  

- City Utilities has scheduled 13 workshops for homeowners

- for dates and locations, see table provided

- register for workshops by calling (260) 427-1381

** Following the workshops, technical assistance will be provided by                                       City staff members and the Allen County Master Gardeners, if requested.


3.  Sign an Agreement to install and maintain a rain garden

- these will be available at the workshops and may be signed then

- plant match certificates will be given at the workshop

- cash payments will be mailed following the workshops


4.  Register the garden

Posted by kdwebsiteadmin on 03/05/2012
Last updated on 03/10/2013
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815

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