Grants are not transferable in whole or in part.
Failure to execute and return all required documents within 10 days of issuance may result in disqualification.
General Terms and Conditions:
The decisions of the grant committee are final and without appeal.
The application for and award of all grants are subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. All fees of any kind relating to a grant are the sole responsibility of each recipient.
Return of any notification sent to a potential recipient via certified mail marked as “refused” “undeliverable” “no such address” or any similar mark may result in the disqualification of the potential grant recipient and the selection of an alternate recipient . By submitting an application, each applicant (or if the applicant is a minor, then the minors parent or legal guardian) agrees to the release and hold harmless SDWR from and against any claim cause of action, including but not limited to personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property arising from or in connection with the submission of an application or the award of any grant hereunder. SDWR reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any applicant that it finds or believes to have tampered with the process or otherwise violated these rules and regulations. Any attempt by an applicant or any other individual to deliberately damage or undermine the process will be taken very seriously by SDWR and SDWR reserves the right to seek any and all damages available to it under the law.
Upon submission, all applications become the property of SDWR and will not be returned to the applicant.
By submitting an application, the applicant (or if the applicant is a minor, then the minor’s parent or legal guardian) acknowledges and agrees that SDWR shall own the submitted application and all the information contained in the application and any rights relating thereto.
A recipient may request to have his/her identity withheld from any grant publicity campaign related to being awarded a grant; in such a case, the recipient’s city and state will be used to identify the recipient. However such a request shall have no effect on SDWR’s ownership of the applications as otherwise provided for in these Rules and Regulations.
SDWR may use the application in any manner and in any medium or form, whether now known or not currently known, throughout the world in perpetuity without any compensation, permission, or notification to the applicant or any third party.
Any application that attempts to restrict or otherwise limit SDWR’s right to use the application or any portion of the application shall be deemed to have been withdrawn.
The application collects personally identifiable information (that is information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as full name, address, email, phone number etc.) All personally identifiable information and personal health information will be used to screen the application, as otherwise specified in these Rules and Regulations and will be kept private.
Personal information contained in the application will be used and disclosed by SDWR, the grant committee, and/or SDWR consultants strictly for purposes of screening the applicant for program eligibility and grant qualification, notifying the applicant of his/her selection as a potential or actual grant recipient; providing email updates; publicity, communicating with the applicant, his/her parent or guardian (if applicable) and as otherwise necessary to the operation of SDWR compliance with the law.
The applicant’s personal information shall be stored and secured by SDWR or its designated contractor for a period of up to 42 calendar months.
Disclaimer/Limitations of Liability:
SDWR shall not be liable for any (i) incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by an applicant or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in by the process or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of applications submitted to SDWR, (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission in connection with the process, or communications line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any application; or (iii) problems with, or technical malfunction of, any telephone network or lines computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or failure of email which may occur for any reason whatsoever, including technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to applicant’s computer related to or resulting from downloading submitting materials to, or otherwise participating in, the process if, for any reason, the online application process is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of SDWR that corrupt or affect the administration, security, or proper conduct of the process. SDWR reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to without advance notice terminate or suspend the process in whole or in part or modify it in anyway. In no event will SDWR be liable for any incidental, consequential, special or indirect damages.
Reservation of Rights:
SDWR reserves in its sole and absolute discretion the right to disqualify any application it deems to be inappropriate, offensive or is not in keeping with SDWR’s image.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, SDWR shall have the right, at any time and without advance notice, to modify, suspend, or terminate the process in whole or in part.
If a potential grant recipient fails to return a fully signed agreement within the required timeframe, the potential grant recipient shall be disqualified and the grant shall be awarded to a potential grant recipient selected as an alternate as described above. In the event that such an alternate rejects the grant or fails to return the agreement, SDWR in its sole and absolute discretion reserves the right not to award the grant.
SDWR reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any applicant who finds or believes to have tampered with the process or otherwise violated these rules and regulations.
Any attempt by an applicant or any other individual to deliberately damage or undermind the process will be taken very seriously by SDWR and SDWR reserves the right to seek any and all damages available to it under the law.
SDWR reserves the right, at its sole discretion to, without notice, terminate, or suspend the process, in whole or in part or modify it in any way.
Contacting Customer Service:
Grants are not transferable in whole or in part.