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Billie Fitzgerald Memorial Conservation Grant

Grants to Virginia Teachers and Groups in Accomack and Northampton Counties for Environmental Education and Conservation Programs

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)

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Grants of up to $250 to Virginia teachers and community group leaders in Accomack and Northampton Counties for environmental education and conservation projects. Funding is intended to support activities such as field trips, nature trails, outdoor classrooms, recycling programs, and storm drain stenciling.

Specific project ideas include: Development of outdoor classrooms and nature trails; purchase of materials and equipment for special displays and exhibits, including information booths at community events; water quality monitoring activities; demonstration sites; recycling projects; or Arbor Day observances.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168961

Estimated Size of Grant:

A maximum of $250 will be granted.

Term of Contract:

An evaluation form is due within 30 days of spending the grant funds or 90 days from receipt of the funds, whichever comes first.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are available to Teachers, 4-H Club Leaders, FFA Advisors, Ecology Club Sponsors, Garden Club Sponsors, Garden Club Representatives, Arbor Day Coordinators, and other school and community group leaders planning a conservation education project.

The Committee does not fund beautification projects, food or money for textbooks.

Pre-Application Information:

To apply, please submit the application form by by Friday, April 12, 2019.

Contact Information:

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

Submit the application by mail, fax, or email:

- By mail or fax:

Eastern Shore SWCD
22545 Center Parkway
Accomac, VA 23301-1330
Fax: 757-787-3769

- By email:

Mary Melson, Education Director

For more information regarding the grants, please contact Mary Melson by email or phone (757) 302-4433, or phone the Eastern Shore Conservation District at 757-787-4433.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia: Accomack and Northampton Counties