Funds Go for Conservation Projects

Greening Forward, a Denver-based environmental advocate, rolls out its funding program this year to provides grants to teams of youth volunteers (ages 5-25) for conservation projects, such as community beatification, recycling and waste reduction, Earth Day celebration/special events, environmental education.

Deadline: Rolling.

The amount of individual Earth Savers Club Grants, varies, but since 2008, the organization has distributed more than $58,000 in grants. Greening Forward is offering grants to projects based in New York, Georgia, Washington DC or Denver. The group will also consider projects that promote water quality monitoring, green space creation, and urban farming. Eligibility:

Nonprofit organizations and youth teams.

Contact: Lisa Bardwell, fiscal administrator, 855/326-8336 or esc@greeningforward.org

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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