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Kathy Craddock Burks Education Grant

Grants to Florida Organizations, Schools, and Individuals
to Raise Awareness About the Impact of Invasive Plants

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council (FLEPPC)

Deadline Date:

01/24/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Florida individuals, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and schools for educational and outreach programs that raise awareness of invasive plants that are not indigenous to the state. Funding is intended to support projects that educate Floridians about the impact that these types of plants have on the local environment and economy.

Award preference will be given to proposals that meet the following criteria:

  • Involve plants listed as Category I species on the FLEPPC 2019 List of Invasive Plant Species, found on www.fleppc.org (projects involving Category II species will also be considered);
  • Include an educational message that will reach a large segment of the community;
  • Heighten community awareness about non-native invasive plant identification, management, prevention, environmental and/or economic impacts;
  • Involve an active component (passive programs such as signs, brochures or websites should be enhanced to promote an event or an action involving the target audience);
  • Include an evaluation process of project success or failure (example: “we will measure success by counting the number of participants,” or “we will describe why our goal was or was not achieved”).
  • Demonstrate matching funds or in-kind contributions;
  • Include partnerships (please specify type and degree of involvement for partner entities);
  • Include a detailed timeline of grant activities;
  • First-time applicants and new/startup projects will be given preference, although repeat applicants and established programs will be considered.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166805

Estimated Size of Grant:

Requests for funding should not exceed $1,000.

Term of Contract:

All funds awarded are to be used within one year of receipt.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Proposals are accepted from individuals, public or private nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions from private and public universities and colleges to K-12.

Grants may not be used to fund food or beverages, capital expense items (sprayers, chain saws, machinery, and herbicide), overhead costs (e.g., electricity, salary, travel expenses) or large-scale herbicide application activities.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for proposal submission is 5 PM on Friday, January 24th, 2020.

Winners will be announced during the business meeting at FLEPPC’s annual conference in Daytona Beach Shores, FL, March 25th – 27th, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to:

Kristine Campbell
Kristine.Campbell@MyFWC.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida

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