Outdoor Opportunity Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits in East Coast
States for Youth Outdoor Opportunities

GrantWatch ID#: 168339
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Eastern Outdoor Reps Association (EORA)


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Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to USA nonprofit organizations in east coast states for programs that provide outdoor opportunities for youth. Eligible states are Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia

Consideration will be given to all requests, but grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. Selection criteria include:

-How many youth it will serve
-Lasting impact
-Will program succeed without grant
-Others as determined by EORA Board of Directors


Minimum of $500 – Maximum of $1500 per program, per region.

Grants are made on a one-time basis.

Applicants must be Charitable Nonprofit Organization with IRS 501(c)(3) status. One cannot have been a previous recipient of the EORA grant.

EORA covers three regions on the east coast:

-Southeast - AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV
-Mid-Atlantic - DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, DC
-New England - CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

More information about EORA and their service area may be found here:

The annual budget for this program is $4,500, with $1,500 awarded in each region.

Applications must be submitted no later than September 15, 2017.

Applicant accepted notices will be issued by January 30, 2017. If accepted, grants will be funded by April.

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

Applications must be submitted via email to:

Debbie Motz, Executive Director

Stacey Gellert, Regional Director

Terry Wilson, Regional Director

P.O. Box 18297
Asheville, NC 28814-0297

P: 828.252.7956
F: 828.252.3145

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USA: Alabama;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Kentucky;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Mississippi;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   Tennessee;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   West Virginia

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