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Award to Recognize an Illinois Individual for Efforts to Promote Environmental Education


Geographic Focus

USA: Illinois

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Malcolm D. Swan Award for Outstanding Service

Environmental Education Association of Illinois (EEAI)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #157464

Grant Description

Award to recognize an outstanding Illinois individual for his or her long-standing commitment to promoting environmental education. This award is the funding source's most distinguished award, and is intended to honor an individual for his or her efforts that have had a large-scale impact in the field of environmental education.

These efforts may have taken the form of publications produced, legislation created, facilities developed, innovative curricula or programs developed, the leadership provided to supporting organizations, funding acquired, or any other major contribution to the field.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Illinois individuals who have demonstrated their long-term commitment to promoting environmental education are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

To nominate yourself or another individual for this award, please fill out the nomination form (attached below). Submission deadline is November 30th.

The award winner will be recognized at the EEAI annual conference.

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The award winner will receive a one-year paid membership to EEAI and an engraved plaque.

Contact Information:

For further information, contact Richie Wolf at 217-423-7708 Ext. 132 or e-mail him at

To send an electronic nomination, submit the nomination form and all letters of support as a
Microsoft Word or PDF File to Richie Wolf at the above email address.

To send paper nomination, submit the original nominations to:

EEAI Awards Committee
Richie Wolf
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL. 62521

Fax number: 217-723-2837

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