Foundation / Corporation
Chesapeake Bay Trust
01/14/21 4:00 PM EST
Grants of up to $5,000 to Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Washington, DC IHEs, schools, nonprofit and faith-based organizations, community associations, and government agencies for environmental education projects in eligible regions.
Eligible uses of funds are to support professional development for teachers, programs to advance environmental literacy, and environmental activities that educate and engage Pre-K to 12 students, such as field trips, fieldwork, student-led action projects, and schoolyard habitat projects. Projects must take place in Maryland or the Chesapeake Bay watershed portions of DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia.
Through the Mini Environmental Education Grant Program, the Trust seeks to increase student awareness and involvement in the restoration and protection of the region’s natural resources through increasing access to programs that provide Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs).
The program specifically seeks to:
Funds can cover a multitude of items including costs for field trips, fieldwork, transportation, substitute fees, and supplies for student projects.
The Trust strongly encourages applications directly from underrepresented groups, and for projects that increase awareness and participation of communities that are traditionally underrepresented, such as communities of color.
The Trust funds three types of projects in this program: MWEEs, outdoor classroom and/or school-yard habitat improvement, and professional development for educators.
For additional details on the three project types, see: https://cbtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/Mini-EE-RFP-FY-21_Round-2_FINAL.pdf#page=3
GrantWatch ID#: 177245
Applicants may request up to $5,000. The Trust will fund up to half of outdoor field experience costs such as program fees, substitute costs and transportation fees for all schools. Title 1 programs are permitted to request full costs for outdoor field experiences.
Projects must be completed within 12 months upon receipt of the award. Requests to extend project completion period will be reviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis. Project cannot begin prior to March 6, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1520?SA=SNA&FID=35005
For questions, please contact:
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