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Excellence in Environmental Education Awards

Awards to Kentucky Individuals, Schools, Businesses,
and Agencies to Honor Outstanding Environmental Education

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Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE)

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Awards to Kentucky individuals, schools, community efforts, businesses, and agencies to celebrate local achievements in environmental education. Nominees will be recognized for current and long-term activities such as advocacy, research, curriculum development, programming, or strengthening an environmental-friendly work environment.

Nominations may be made in the categories below:

Individual Awards:

  • Rising Star in EE
  • M.K. Dickerson Outstanding Educator
  • Lifetime Achievement in EE

Group Awards:

  • Community Partner/Government Agency
  • Business
  • PreK-12 School

For additional award criteria, see the URL for Full Text (RFP) below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181404

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: Individuals, organizations, agencies, community efforts, schools, and businesses in the field of EE.

The nominee should be known for one or more of the following:
-Dedicated current and long-term service in the field of EE (e.g., developed curriculum, research, innovations, publications, programs, legislation, etc.).
-Creating a work environment that incorporates EE (e.g., volunteerism by employees, using recycled and environmentally-friendly products, collaboration and/or funding of EE initiatives outside the organization).
-Outstanding action, contribution, and leadership in supporting EE.
-See alternative/additional criteria below for the EE Rising Star and Lifetime Achievement in EE Awards.

-Additional information for the EE Rising Star Award:
This award recognizes individuals who are new to the environmental education field in Kentucky, but are already making an impact. The nominee must have a minimum of one (1) year and a maximum of five (5) years of experience in the EE field in Kentucky.

-Additional information for the Lifetime Achievement in EE Award:
This award recognizes the lifetime achievements of the recipient in the field of conservation and environmental education (EE). The nominee must have a minimum of ten (10) years’ involvement in the field of EE in general and if appropriate, involvement with KAEE as well, and have made and continues to make a significant contribution to EE in Kentucky.

Pre-Application Information:

Nomination deadline: May 31, 2020

Contact Information:

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


For more information contact:
Ashley Hoffman

Kentucky Association for Environmental Education
PO Box 2739
Elizabethtown, KY 42702

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USA: Kentucky

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