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Environmental Education Grants Awarded in Region 1

A summary of information about the grants awarded in EPA Region 1 is provided below. 

 
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Statistics for EPA Region 1 (1992-2016)

Category Grants EPA Funds

Audiences*
Students 268 $5,668,070
Educators 226 $4,461,349
General Public 156 $2,971,045

Types of Organizations
College/University 44 $1,056,950
Local government agency (county/city) 12 $77,271
Non-commercial broadcaster 1 $5,000
Non-profit organization 255 $5,633,467
School/school district/school board 40 $286,657
State government agency 24 $481,272
Tribal education or tribal non-profit organization 4 $32,329

Environmental Issues*
Air/Climate 27 $1,270,157
Biodiversity/ecosystem/ habitat/species 98 $1,688,769
Human health 43 $704,524
Pesticides 5 $48,997
Soil/agriculture 19 $225,785
Solid waste/recycling/redevelopment 30 $561,555
Toxic substances 34 $1,138,852
Water 140 $2,790,824
General environmental literacy 134 $2,734,950

Years
2016 3 $262,116
2015 4 $273,000
2014 4 $452,200
2013 2 $250,000
2012 2 $366,000
2011 5 $368,868
2010 8 $310,000
2009 8 $259,237
2008 10 $295,433
2007 4 $94,000
2006 12 $333,980
2005 14 $230,000
2004 19 $286,700
2003 21 $258,193
2002 22 $295,000
2001 27 $296,452
2000 15 $314,724
1999 22 $327,269
1998 23 $349,968
1997 30 $272,700
1996 23 $167,474
1995 31 $437,710
1994 25 $407,968
1993 24 $327,196
1992 22 $336,758
Total 400 $7,572,946

*Many grants are directed toward more than one audience and address multiple environmental issues, so numbers exceed 100%.

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