Southeast Environmental Education Alliance Mini-grants
The Southeast Environmental Education Alliance is partnering with professional environmental education associations across the southeast to provide grants up to $5,000 in support of programs and projects that support and advance environmental education and environmental literacy in the region. Proposals due November 1, 2012.
The Southeast Environmental Education Alliance is partnering with professional environmental education associations across the southeast to provide grants up to $5,000 in support of programs and projects that support and advance environmental education (EE) and environmental literacy in the region.
Promote environmental stewardship and help develop knowledgeable and responsible students, teachers, and citizens
Design, demonstrate, and/or disseminate EE practices, methods and/or techniques
Educate diverse populations on environmental issues that affect their local communities, including but not limited to minority, low income and tribal communities
Address at least one of EPA’s educational priorities and one of EPA’s environmental priorities (download RFP at upper right)
Implement EE projects and activities that improve behavior through non-regulatory means and raise public awareness of actions that can be taken to promote environmental stewardship
Further the development or implementation of state environmental literacy plans, where possible
Have an environmental education focus, not just environmental information and outreach
Eligibility: Any local education agency, college or university, state education or environmental agency, nonprofit organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or a noncommercial educational broadcasting entity as defined and licensed by Federal Communications Commission.
Applicant organizations must be located in the U.S. or its territories and the majority of the educational activities must take place in the U.S., in the U.S. and Canada or Mexico, or in U.S. territories.
A teacher’s school district, an educator’s nonprofit organization, or a faculty member’s college or university may apply, but an individual teacher or faculty member may not apply.
“Tribal education agencies” eligible to apply include a school or community college controlled by an Indian tribe, band, or nation, which is recognized as eligible for special programs and services provided by the U.S. to Indians because of their status as Indians, and which is not administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Tribal organizations do not qualify unless they meet that criteria or the nonprofit criteria listed above.
Grant requests may not exceed $5,000 before match. Non-federal matching funds of at least 25% of the total cost of the proposed project are required. Matching can include in-kind support. Projects should begin no sooner than February 28, 2013 and must be completed by December 14, 2013.
Proposals must be submitted electronically to [log in to unmask]
by 11:59 p.m. ET, November 1, 2012. Hard copy submissions will not be accepted. See attached application.
Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032[log in to unmask]