2018 Environmental Education Local Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

Deadline Passed as of 3/15/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. Through this grant program, EPA intends to provide financial support for projects that design, demonstrate, and/or disseminate environmental education practices, methods, or techniques, that will serve to increase environmental and conservation literacy and encourage behavior that will benefit the environment. In addition to other environmental topics, the 2018 EE Local Grant Program includes support for projects that reflect the intersection of environmental issues with agricultural best-practices, conservation of natural resources, food waste management, and natural disaster preparedness. Applicants must apply under the Request for Proposal (also known as a Solicitation Notice) for the EPA Region in which the funded project would be located.

Category: 
environmental education, agricultural practices, food waste management, natural disaster preparedness
Funding Amount: 
$50,000-$100,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
tribal education agency (which includes schools and community colleges controlled by an Indian tribe, band, or nation and which are recognized as eligible for special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians and which are not administered by the Bureau of Indian Education.)
Contact Information: 
education@epa.gov