Environmental Foundation Supports Youth, Conservation Projects

grantsFoundation: New Earth Foundation; Program: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, youth development, the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Feb. 1 (letter of inquiry).

Summary: Funding supports education and environmental projects and activities. The foundation typically provides support for organizations working in the areas of environment, educational projects, eco-village projects and youth development. For example, Youth for Environmental Sanity won a grant for a year-long set of educational workshops throughout the United States engaging more than 650,000 students in school assemblies, following up with day-long workshops. For past grantees, http://tinyurl.com/otbpftd  

Info: 888/725-3002, http://newearthfoundation.org/apply.html; nef@newearthfoundation.org (for questions about the competition).

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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