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CUB Grants Promote Urban Conservation, Education

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 … Continue reading

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USDA Commits $20M for Youth Workforce, Conservation Projects

The Agriculture Dept. (USDA) commits $20 million in 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21 CSC) partnership agreements to provide 4,000 work opportunities for youth, young adults and veterans as part of a conservation workforce effort. The agreements help the U.S. … Continue reading

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Support Goes for Historic Preservation and Wildlife Rehabilitation

The Kinsman Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in Oregon and southern Washington to support education, historic preservation and other conservation efforts. Deadline: Aug. 1.

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$1M to Underwrite Youth Conservation Programs

Agency: Bureau of Land Management (BLM); Program: BLM New Mexico – 2017 Youth Conservation Project Opportunities (CFDA Number: 15.243) (Funding Opportunity Number: L17AS00092); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $1 million for three awards; Deadline: July 14.

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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 … Continue reading

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BLM Provides Grants for Youth Conservation Programs

Agency: Bureau of Land Management (BLM); Program: BLM Idaho – 2017 Youth Opportunities (CFDA Number: 15.243) (Funding Opportunity Number: L17AS00041); Eligibility: Nonprofits in Utah; Funding: $200,000 for five awards; Deadline: June 30.

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Fund Aids Grassroots Projects, Outdoor Recreation

Private Funder: Access Fund; Opportunity: 2017 Climbing Conservation Grant Program; Funding Focus: Local climbing access and conservation; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Grassroots organizations, local climbing groups, organizations; governmental agencies that wish to sponsor or organize a local project; conservation organizations … Continue reading

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Funding Available for Conservation, Environmental Efforts

Private Funder: Alcoa Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Alcoa program grants; Funding Focus: Conservation and sustainability; Geographic Focus: National (where Alcoa has locations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies, up to $1.5 million each (last year, the foundation distributed $22 million in grants); Deadline: … Continue reading

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Teachers Can Soon Win STEM Awards from Power Company

Private Funders: Florida Power & Light (FPL); Opportunity: 2016 teacher grants; Funding Focus: STEM education, conservation and the environment; Geographic Focus: Florida; Eligibility: Public, private and charter school teachers at elementary, middle and high schools in FPL’s service territory; Funding: … Continue reading

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Walmart, NFWF Acres for America to Launch

Funders: Nat’l Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Walmart Stores, Inc.; Opportunity: 2016 Acres for America; Funding Focus: Environment, conservation; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: $35 million for multiple awards (at least a 1:1 match is required); Deadline: TBA … Continue reading

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