Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Education and Information Division
12/01/15 Postmark or Receipt
Grants of up to $5,000 to Arkansas public and private schools represented by eligible personnel to educate students about wildlife, habitats, and the environment through projects that build wildlife habitat on school grounds. Projects must emphasize student and youth involvement with planning, development and maintenance of the project, and increase the educational and wildlife habitat value of the site.
Habitat projects may include, but not be limited to, the following activities: construction of outdoor nature walking trails, establishment and maintenance of a schoolyard food plot, butterfly garden, wetland, rain garden, nesting platform, watering station, design and construction of bird feeders or feeding stations, and construction and installation of roosting or nesting boxes.
The applicant must be prepared to maintain and commit resources to the project for at least five years. The project must be implemented on school grounds or, subject to AGFC approval, on other public areas. Plans that include planting should focus on increasing natural biodiversity by using native species.
Funding requests should focus on items necessary for development, enhancement and study of schoolyard wildlife habitat projects such as plants, seeds, mulch, lumber, hardware and hand tools. Plants eligible must be chosen from Arkansas native species.
GrantWatch ID#: 164002
The maximum annual award per school is $5,000.
The maximum award per school over a 5-year period is $10,000.
Schools have one year to complete the work outlined in the project description or risk reimbursing AGFC funds.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Pat Knighten, Project WILD Coordinator
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