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Environmental Education Grants Awarded in Region 5

A summary of information about the grants awarded in EPA Region 5 is provided below. 

 
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Statistics for EPA Region 5 (1992-2016)

Category Grants EPA Funds

Audiences*
Students 241 $5,454,525
Educators 229 $6,147,851
General Public 156 $3,663,515

Types of Organizations
College/University 91 $3,162,987
Local government agency (county/city) 39 $439,333
Non-commercial broadcaster 2 $173,307
Non-profit organization 183 $3,735,039
School/school district/school board 49 $889,319
State government agency 12 $203,802
Tribal education or tribal non-profit organization 13 $195,597

Environmental Issues*
Air/Climate 26 $1,016,109
Biodiversity/ecosystem/ habitat/species 114 $2,640,768
Human health 40 $1,029,164
Pesticides 11 $312,566
Soil/agriculture 17 $503,149
Solid waste 31 $529,265
Toxic substances 16 $399,352
Water 122 $3,355,472
General environmental literacy 119 $2,808,192
State, tribal, and local partnerships 4 $566,384

Years
2016 4 $454,200
2015 5 $654,384
2014 4 $465,162
2013 2 $287,948
2012 1 $216,000
2011 5 $369,094
2010 7 $383,560
2009 11 $640,588
2008 13 $518,791
2007 5 $183,639
2006 13 $404,276
2005 17 $374,750
2004 19 $288,735
2003 24 $344,291
2002 25 $321,540
2001 22 $352,907
2000 16 $137,311
1999 21 $295,685
1998 24 $295,322
1997 28 $487,623
1996 25 $295,187
1995 28 $311,593
1994 25 $305,795
1993 22 $150,178
1992 23 $257,825
Total 389 $8,799,384

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

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