Upcoming Grants Related to Environment

 

American Alpine Club: Cornerstone Conservation Grants

Deadline: Aug 15, 2016

The American Alpine Club’s (AAC’s) Cornerstone Conservation grant, powered by REI, creates healthy climbing landscapes, promotes respect for the places we climb, and empowers local climbing communities. The Cornerstone Conservation Grant has grown out of a decade of American Alpine Club underwriting and volunteerism. Proposed projects must: Have measurable, high impact yet achievable goals Incorporate...


 

The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation

Deadline: Jul 1, 2016

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world. The foundation helps build capacity within developing countries in its three areas of interest with grants that support research or projects that solve specific problems. Examples of...


 

New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department: Community Forestry Assistance

Deadline: Jul 15, 2016

The Community Forestry Assistance program will support community forests in New Mexico. Projects must emphasize tangible development or improvement of community forestry programs, arborist and community forestry education and professional development of local staff and citizen organizations, or maintenance and establishment of forest cover and trees in communities. Funding will support the categories specified below...


 

Patagonia: Environmental Grants

Deadline: Aug 31, 2016

Patagonia is an outdoor and clothing gear company that seeks to make environmental grants to organizations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term change. Patagonia gives priority to organizations that create a strong base of citizen support. It supports small, grassroots, activist organizations...


 

Acres for America

Deadline: May 19, 2016

Acres for America is the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF’s) premiere land conservation program, and was established to provide urgently needed funding for projects that conserve important large-scale habitats for fish, wildlife, and plants through land acquisitions and perpetual conservation easements. Walmart Stores are a founding partner, with Walmart’s goal being to offset the...


 

National Recreation and Park Association: Green Urban Parks Campaign Grants

Deadline: Apr 29, 2016

Green Urban Parks Campaign Grants seek to demonstrate the effectiveness of green infrastructure to positively affect environmental change in underserved low-income communities and communities of color, and thereby increase community engagement, connection to nature, and physical activity by community residents. The intention is to create replicable model projects that provide strategies and lessons learned for...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: New Mexico Conservation Innovation Grants

Deadline: Jun 17, 2016

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as...


 

New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism: New Mexico State Americorps Grant (Formula Pool)

Deadline: May 25, 2016

The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism (NMCCV) seeks proposals to support AmeriCorps State programs that will engage individuals of all backgrounds in service programs designed to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement. State AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen...


 

Fund for Wild Nature

Deadline: May 1, 2016

The Fund for Wild Nature provides small grants for North American campaigns to save native species and wild ecosystems, with particular emphasis on actions designed to defend threatened wilderness and biological diversity. The Fund will provide grants to support advocacy, litigation, public policy work, development of citizen science, and similar endeavors. Amount: Grants will range...


 

Aetna Foundation: Cultivating Healthy Communities

Deadline: Apr 15, 2016

The Aetna Foundation is the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Aetna, Inc. Its grant-making strategy is founded on three pillars: promoting healthy eating and active living, strengthening health equity, and advancing innovations that make it possible for people to have more healthy days. The Cultivating Healthy Communities grant opportunity aims to have broad impact...


 

Frost Foundation

Deadline: Jun 1, 2016

The Frost Foundation accepts applications for human service needs, environmental, and education programs. The Foundation encourages self-reliance, creativity, and ingenuity on the part of prospective recipients. Efforts are directed primarily to support exemplary organizations and programs that can generate positive change beyond traditional boundaries, to encourage creativity that recognizes emerging needs, and to assist innovation...


 

New Mexico Resiliency Alliance: 2016 Resilient Communities Fund

Deadline: Apr 4, 2016

The Resilient Communities Fund supports community economic development projects. Grants will be coordinated with and through the New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) program, who will provide technical assistance and oversight. Current funding priorities are: Economic Development and Community: Entrepreneurism and business development, light manufacturing, and tourism development Rural Development Projects Urban planning/Placemaking: Including matching funds for...


 

Intel Foundation: Corrales Community Grants

Deadline: Apr 2, 2016

Intel and Corrales MainStreet are awarding grants to support programs that focus on Education (STEM), Community, the Environment, or Quality of Life in New Mexico. Proposed projects will be assessed on the following criteria: The impact of the project/program on citizens in Corrales The sustainability of the project/program Goals and objectives are clearly stated and...


 

New Mexico Youth Conservation Corps Commission: Youth Conservation Corps Commission Projects

Deadline: Jun 15, 2016

The New Mexico Youth Conservation Corps Commission (YCC) requests proposals for public projects that employ youth between the ages of 14 to 25 (Corps members) while conserving New Mexico’s natural resources and providing community benefits of lasting value. All proposed projects must: Preserve, maintain, and enhance natural resources by protecting air, fish, forest land, water,...


 

National Environmental Education Foundation: Greening STEM Integration Grant for Educators

Deadline: Apr 2, 2016

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), with major funding support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA), is offering funding for teachers, after-school programs, and nature organizations for projects that support the integration of Greening STEM into current or new programming or curriculum. NEEF believes that the natural world offers a compelling and...