Agency: Environmental Protection Agency; Program: Environmental Education Model Grant (CFDA Number: 66.951) (Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-EE-16-01); Eligibility: School districts, state education agencies public and private colleges and universities, tribe and 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: $2.7 million for 30 awards; Deadline: April 8.
Summary: The solicitation should be released at the end of the year with a March deadline. The program supports education projects to increase the public’s awareness about environmental issues and provide them with the skills to take responsible actions. Specifically, EPA looks for education projects that promote environmental stewardship and help develop aware and responsible students, teachers and citizens. The program’s website (http://tinyurl.com/ou9trjm, click on “Tips” tab) offers several insights for submitting applications.