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Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) Small Grants

Grants to Vermont School Districts for Wind,
Renewable Energy and Environmental Projects

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Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP)

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Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Vermont schools and school districts for environmental projects that address climate change. Past projects have included solar car kits, a school greenhouse, onsite vermicomposting, microscopes and thermometers for analyzing compost, and wind engineering materials.

The project must encourage behavior that benefits the environment through non-regulatory means and thus should not include lobbying activities.

Types of projects that might be considered include:

- Bringing additional content expertise into schools.
- Purchasing materials to be used to enhance critical thinking, problem solving, and action in school curriculum such as energy monitoring hardware and software, digital probes, monitoring software for renewable energy installations etc.
- Educational experiences to improve students’ knowledge, critical thinking, and decision making, such as bus trips and admission to museums or conferences.
- Support for action and stewardship priorities as identified by teachers and students including conservation (behavioral changes such as light switch labeling) or efficiency items (such as lighting sensors, etc. )

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175851

Estimated Size of Grant:

$100 - $1,000

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed by May 31, 2017.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

These grants are available to school districts and schools that are 501 (c)(3) non-profits. The application must officially come from the school district to comply with the terms of VEEP’s EPA grant.

Pre-Application Information:

Grants will be awarded by December 1, 2016.

Contact Information:

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

Cara Robechek, Executive Director
802-552-VNRG (8674)

Vermont Energy Education Program
PO Box 1364
Montpelier, VT 05601

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Vermont