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Community Grants - Level 1: Community Conservation Education Grants

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

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Keta Legacy Foundation (KLF)

Deadline Date:

04/19/19 Receipt


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Washington and British Columbia nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, and community organizations for small-scale, short-term environmental education activities related to Salish Sea region ecosystems. Funding is intended to help protect the environments and living organisms of the region.

The Salish Sea region is the intricate network of coastal mountains, land, and waterways that include 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.

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

When judging proposals, the Mountaineers Foundation looks for evidence of the following:
- Innovation and originality
- Audience/message/probable impact of educational projects
- The applicant’s ability to conduct and complete the work
- Feasibility of the project
- A realistic and reasonable budget
- Commitment from the other agencies you will partner with
- Significance to the environment or the community

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177045

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is April 19, 2019.

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.

Grant Guidelines:

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Keta Legacy Foundation
PO Box 5749
Bremerton, WA 98312-0583


Grant Coverage Areas:

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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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington

Canada: British Columbia