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Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys Program

Grants to Kentucky and West Virginia Nonprofits
and Agencies to Address Water Pollution

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE)

Deadline Date:

12/01/18 5:00 PM ET Receipt


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Grants to Kentucky and West Virginia nonprofit organizations and government agencies for environmental stewardship of the Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys. Funding is available for education, community action, and research related to the impact of water pollution and water quality on the environment and public health.

Emphasis is given to collaboration with citizens, government, and industry to develop effective public policies, and to increase public participation in water quality monitoring and watershed management.

VEE encourages requests for specific projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment. Applicants should describe specifically how they propose to measure the success of a grant project.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174393

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Endowment makes grants to nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organizations and institutions, and governmental agencies.

Grants must align with the mission and priorities of the Virginia Environmental Endowment.

Grant funds are not provided for litigation, general support, overhead, indirect costs, capital projects, land purchases, building construction or renovation, endowments, lawsuits, or to individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals must be received by the Endowment by 5 p.m. (ET) on December 1. Two copies of the complete proposal signed by the organization’s chief executive officer or board chair must be received by the deadline date.  If possible, please email the proposal to VEE as well, preferably as a Word document (email below).

When the date falls on a weekend or holiday, the following business day will be the deadline. In 2018, December 1 falls out on a Saturday; the deadline date is pushed off until Monday, December 3, 2018.

Grants are typically awarded in October and April.

Projects are required to have matching funds in amounts equal to or in excess of the grant request.

Proposal Submission Requirements:
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Contact Information:

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

For delivery by U.S. mail, address to:

Joseph H. Maroon
Executive Director
Virginia Environmental Endowment
P.O. Box 790
Richmond, Virginia 23218-0790

Package delivery address:

Virginia Environmental Endowment
SunTrust Center
919 E Main Street, Suite 1070
Richmond, VA 23219


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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky: Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys;   West Virginia: Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys