K-12 Environmental Education Grants Now Open

epa-logo-11Agency: 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.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/hflxnjm (NOFA); Karen Scott, EEgrants@epa.gov

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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