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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Environmental Education (EE) Grant and SubGrant

Purpose

To provide financial support for projects which design, demonstrate or disseminate environmental education practices, methods or techniques.

EE sub award grants program supports EPA's efforts to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide participants in EE grant-funded projects the skills necessary to make informed environmental decisions and to take responsible actions toward the environment.
Eligible Applicants Local, Tribal, or state education agencies, colleges & universities, nonprofit organizations, state environmental agencies, & non-commercial educational broadcasting agencies.
Award Amount Amount: 2012 Grant - One award for $216,000.
2012 EE Sub-grant: $150,000
Total Awarded in Fiscal Year EE Subgrant: $150,000 in FY12
Matching Share 25% non-federal of total cost required.
Key Dates:
Application Due;
Selection
Due: Not available in FY 14
Selection:
Priorities

Applicants must demonstrate project's potential for wide application and must address one educational AND one environmental priority issue.

Educational:

  • Community Projects
  • Human Health and Environment
  • Career  Development

Environmental:

  • Protecting Air Quality
  • Safety of Chemicals
  • Cleaning Up Our Communities
  • Protecting America’s Waters
See website for more info:
Environmental Education Grants website
Contact Person
EPA Office/Division
Sharon Jang (jang.sharon@epa.gov)
Communities and Ecosystems Division
(415) 947-4252
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