Community Grants - Level 1: Community Conservation Education Grants

Grants to Washington and British Columbia Nonprofits,
Schools, and Libraries for Environmental Education

GrantWatch ID#: 177045
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Mountaineers Foundation


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Washington and British Columbia nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, and community organizations for environmental education activities related to Salish Sea region ecosystems. This funding stream is intended to support short-term, small-scale projects related to conservation education.

Projects may include:
-Direct educational programs and materials related to environmental conservation
-Lectures, conferences, seminars
-Written or audiovisual awareness materials
-Curriculum or other instructional materials

The Salish Sea is the intricate network of coastal waterways that includes the southwestern portion of the Canadian province of British Columbia and the northwestern portion of the U.S. State of Washington. Its major bodies of water are the Strait of Georgia, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Puget Sound.

Up to $5,000

The Foundation Supports:

-Selected projects of 501(c)(3) or of other nonprofit organizations and of certain agencies such as libraries and schools;

-Selected projects that involve a variety of community organizations.

Not Funded:
-For-profit organizations
-Regular operating expenses (e.g. overhead, ongoing or administrative salaries)
-Projects that include legislative lobbying or support candidates for office
-Commercial ventures or feasibility studies that might lead to commercial products or programs
-Fund drives
-Projects that could harm the environment
-Memberships in organizations
-Projects that have no start/end dates
-Projects that repeat established and/or verified studies

The next application deadline is April 14. Applications must be received by the deadline.

Unless the Foundation has further questions about your project, you will be notified about funding decisions approximately 8 to 10 weeks after the application deadline.

Application Guidelines:

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

Apply Online:

Mailing Address
PO Box 25590
Seattle, WA 98165-1090

(206) 701-9450

Contact Form:

Projects must be related to the Salish Sea region, which includes the southwestern portion of British Columbia and the northwestern portion of Washington.

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USA: Washington

Canada: British Columbia

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