Environmental Funds Go for Outdoor Projects

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

Deadline: Rolling.

The amount of individual 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, and Denver. The group will also consider projects that promote water quality monitoring, green space creation, and urban farming. Eligibility: schools, organizations and students that have attended one of the organization’s training events.

Info: http://greeningforward.org/grants, Charles Orgbon, CEO, 855/326-8336 or esc@greeningforward.org (email).

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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