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Grants to Ohio Political Subdivisions for Environmental Awareness Programs

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ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: Ohio: Miami County

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Environmental Education Grant

Miami County Park District


Agency: Local

GrantWatch ID #142931

Grant Description

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Grants to Ohio political subdivisions for environmental awareness programs that benefit local communities in eligible areas. Funding is intended to promote programming and activities that take place at parks in eligible districts. The program must be conducted in a park area owned or leased by the Miami County Park District.

The intent of the grant program is to provide “quality” environmental programming to as many residents as possible. The program shall provide opportunities for all segments of the population to visit one of the parks in the county-wide park system.

The program must be conducted in a park area owned or leased by the Miami County Park District and may extend to programs outside of the Park District boundaries to promote the Park District's image in the community. Programs outside of the Park boundaries must incorporate a visit to a park of their choice as a part of this grant program. The grant may pay for those direct expenses in the development of the program and the implementation at a park site. Special permission must be given by the Park Board for grant money to be spent on off-site education projects.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only political subdivisions of the State of Ohio (cities, villages, townships, joint recreation districts, the county, including school districts, and other similar organizations created under the provisions of the Ohio Revised Code) are eligible to apply for funding. Only one resolution is required per political subdivision governing board.

Only Miami County governmental agencies are eligible.

No administrative or normal operating expenses will be eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline
- May 4, 2022: Applications due
- May 24, 2022: Board Approves Grants, Recipients notified following approval

The contact person for each awarded grant program will be contacted and interviews may be scheduled. One meeting may be scheduled for all agencies submitting grants to review the grant program.

Contact Information:

Email applications to Liz George at lgeorge@miamicountyparks.com

Miami County Park District
Education Office
2535 Ross Road
Tipp City, Ohio 45371

For questions about eligibility, call the Park District Education Director, Cinda Hanbuch-Pinkerton at 937-478-1036.

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