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Education and Outreach Grant Program

Grants to Alabama Individuals, Nonprofits, and
Institutions for Non-Native Invasive Plant Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Alabama Invasive Plant Council (ALIPC)

Deadline Date:

11/30/17 Postmarked or Electronic Submission

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,500 to Alabama individuals, public and private nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions for projects that focus on educating the public about non-native invasive plants and their effects on the environment, and/or to conduct small-scale activities for controlling noxious weeds.

Funding from this grant can be used for educational materials, outreach activities, and control work pertaining to non-native invasive plants. The items that may be purchased and the activities that are accepted under this grant include, but are not necessarily limited to, brochures, pamphlets, signage, tours, workshops, seminars, herbicides, loppers, and sprayers.

Award preference will be given to proposals that meet some or all of the following criteria:

- Involve a plant or plants listed on the ALIPC List of Invasive Plant Species;
- Educational programs that reach a broader segment of the community;
- Include partnerships (please specify type and degree of involvement for partner entities);
- Demonstrate matching funds or in-kind contributions. In-kind contributions may include donated materials, supplies, facilities, services, and/or volunteer hours;
- Increase and promote local community awareness of non-native invasive plants through local schools, charities, volunteer events, web site development or the development and distribution of educational materials;
- Heighten community awareness about non-native invasive plant identification, impacts, control or prevention;
- Use photographs, if applicable, to illustrate the need for funding;
- Results of control/management activities will be presented to an audience during a workshop, demonstration or tour;
- Control activities will continue after the one year grant period;
- First time applicants will receive prioritized evaluation, although repeat applicants will be considered.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176378

Estimated Size of Grant:

Requests for funding should not exceed $1,500.

Term of Contract:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Proposals will be accepted from individuals, public or private nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposal Due Date – November 30, 2017

Send the completed application form via electronic mail or postal service mail using the Contact Information below. The Alabama Invasive Plant Council will review all grant proposals. Award letters will be sent via electronic mail (or postal service mail) by December 15, 2017.

Contact Information:

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

Dana Stone
Dana.Stone@forestry.alabama.gov
334-240-9363

Alabama Forestry Commission
513 Madison Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama