Subject: Environmental Education, Education, Youth Development | Deadline: Oct. 31, 2014
This funding opportunity supports K-12 environmental education programs that provide students with meaningful watershed education experiences (MWEEs), and provide related professional development and support to in-service teachers, administrators, or other educators serving K-12 students in New England. The Atlantic Ocean and its bays, and tidal and non-tidal rivers and tributaries are an excellent resource for environmental education. These waterbodies and the surrounding landscape provide hands-on, place-based laboratories where students can see, touch, and learn about watersheds and the greater environment. (See contact link below for a more comprehensive description.)
Funder: Department of Commerce - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
Eligibility: Independent school districts, nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS (other than institutions of higher education), public and state controlled institutions of higher education, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS (other than institutions of higher education), private institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), state governments, county governments, special district governments, small businesses, city or township governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), for profit organizations other than small businesses.
Amount: $25,000 - $80,000.