Community Grants - Level 2: The Paul Wiseman Conservation Education Grant

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178867
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Mountaineers Foundation


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Grants of up to $15,000 to Northwestern Washington and Southwestern British Columbia nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries to promote environmental stewardship in the Salish Sea region. Funding is available for substantial and high-impact environmental education projects.

Examples of possible projects include the following:
-Direct educational programs and materials related to environmental conservation
-Lectures, conferences, seminars
-Written or audiovisual awareness materials
-Curriculum or other instructional materials

The Paul Wiseman Conservation Education Grant will be approved at a $15,000 limit.

These grants could span multiple years.

The Foundation supports selected projects of 501(c)(3) or of other nonprofit organizations and of certain agencies such as libraries and schools; and 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 Level 2 grant will be offered once during the 2017 calendar year. The deadline for this grant application is October 1.

Application Instructions:

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

Online Application Form:

Mailing Address
PO Box 5749
Bremerton, WA 98312-0583

(206) 701-9450

Contact Form:

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 US State of Washington. Its major bodies of water are the Strait of Georgia, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Puget Sound.

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USA: Washington

Canada: British Columbia

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