Private Funder: Celebrate Urban Birds; Opportunity: 2018 Mini-Grant Program; Funding Focus: Education, bird-watching and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Museums, libraries, community centers, clubs and schools; Funding: Multiple grants up to $750 each; Deadline (TBA): The next round of grants will open this fall; last year’s deadline was in Dec. 31.
Summary: An initiative of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the grants encourage community organizations, educators and youth to host neighborhood events that introduce the public to birds found in urban areas. Funded events should feature activities involving birds, community service, art, greening, and/or science. Organizations working with underserved communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Schools have won grants in the past; the Branch Brook School in Newark, NJ, and the American Indian Magnet School, St. Paul, MN, received awards.
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