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Environmental Education Grants (EPA)

United States Environmental Protection Agency has an RFP open now through March 15. NOTE: each EPA Region has a separate RFP.

Eligibility: Proposals must address at least one of these Educational Priorities to be considered eligible:

1. Agricultural Education: Educating students of any age group and/or training their educators or community leaders on how to teach, in formal and non-formal settings, about environmental issues affecting agriculture in urban, suburban and rural communities — in such areas as integrated pest management, nutrient management, integrated vegetation management, and air, soil and water quality issues– and how to find creative solutions to such issues.

2. Community Projects: Increasing public understanding of the benefits of and participation in environmental and conservation stewardship through community collaboration on water and soil quality issues, food waste management, increase of locally sourced food in farm to table systems, management of ecosystem health and/or local fire or flood prevention and fire, flood or hurricane preparedness as related to human health and environmental protection. Projects can take place in rural, suburban and urban settings, in a local formal or non-formal educational context, and use outdoor, place-based, experiential, service learning and/or community-focused stewardship activities as the primary teaching tool(s).

3. Career Development: Educating students of any age group and/or training their educators or community leaders on how to teach, in formal and non-formal settings, about environmental and conservation issues, solutions and stewardship for the purpose of encouraging interest in careers in environmental fields, including conservation, natural resources, chemical safety, and water and air quality management fields.

Award: Awards vary

Deadline: March 15

More Information: https://www.epa.gov/education/environmental-education-ee-grants

For questions regarding the EE Grants Program, please email eegrants@epa.gov