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Mary Kathryn Dickerson Education Grant

Grants to Campbell County, Kentucky Schools, Educators, and
Students for Environmental and Conservation Education

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Campbell County Conservation District

Deadline Date:

01/17/20 - Postmarked or Delivered by 4:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $200 to $1,000 to Campbell County, Kentucky schools, educators, and students for new and existing programs and activities that focus on environmental and conservation education. Funding is intended for a variety of projects and materials, including the following:

  • Materials to enhance an outdoor learning area
  • Trees, perennial plants, and seeds when directly related to a program of conservation study (native plants preferred)
  • Developing trails and trail guidebooks
  • Conservation-related library materials
  • Reference books
  • Water monitoring equipment
  • Soils testing equipment

Strong consideration will be given to proposals that will use additional materials, labor, or dollars for the project (i.e., donations, volunteer labor, other grants, PTA involvement school funds).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166361

Number of Grants:

The district anticipates funding several grants.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $200 to $1,000 each.

Term of Contract:

Grant money must be spent within one year. Proposals need not be limited to the academic calendar.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Campbell County schools may apply. Joint proposals from a team of educators are welcome. If grants are written by students, they must be accompanied by a letter of endorsement from the teacher sponsoring the project.

The signature of the superintendent of schools is required for any grant projects involving improvements to school grounds such as the establishment of outdoor learning areas, trees, and other permanent plantings, etc.

Proposals for equipment, speakers, and/or field trips will only be considered if the item is an integral part of a larger strategy.

Purchase requests should not conflict with school district responsibilities or purchase plans.

Applicants or applicant schools who have received grants in the past and have not met the reporting or other requirements to complete the grant will not be eligible for consideration.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be postmarked or delivered to the conservation district office no later than Friday, January 17, 2020. Hand delivered applications must arrive before 4:00 PM.

Applicants will be contacted by March 1 concerning the status of their requests or to provide additional details, as appropriate.

Grant recipients may be requested to furnish information and/or make a presentation about their project for the district’s annual awards dinner and other district-sponsored functions and publications.

Educators may submit more than one proposal.

Grant request plus cash or in-kind must equal total cost.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail applications to:
Grants Committee
Campbell Co. Conservation District
8350 East Main Street

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USA: Kentucky: Campbell County

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