Upcoming Grants Related to Environment

 

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...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 17, 2016

The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (Council) serves to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the status of the nation’s urban and community forests and related natural resources. The Council seeks to establish sustainable urban and community forests, by encouraging communities of all sizes to manage and protect their natural resources, which, if...


 

Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Education Local Grants Program

Deadline: Apr 8, 2016

Under the Environmental Education Grants Program, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks grant proposals to support environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment. This grant program provides financial support for projects that design, demonstrate, and/or disseminate environmental education...


 

Albuquerque Community Foundation: Arts/Culture, Education, and Environmental/Historic Preservation

Deadline: Mar 2, 2016

Each year, the Albuquerque Community Foundation makes grants to organizations providing services benefiting people in the Albuquerque metropolitan area through a competitive process. The Foundation’s Competitive Grant Program is comprised of 71 endowment funds. In order to respond to the community’s needs, distributions from the funds are pooled and aligned with the Foundation’s fields of...


 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Civic Engagement Grant Program

Deadline: Feb 15, 2016

Wells Fargo supports organizations whose chief purpose is to benefit low and moderate-income individuals and families and those that keep communities strong, diverse, and vibrant. Civic Engagement grants support organizations that enhance a community’s quality of life through projects involving: Public policy Community beautification Civic leadership Citizen education Amount: Grants typically range between $1,000-$15,000. Eligibility:...


 

Searle Freedom Trust

Deadline: Apr 16, 2016

The Searle Freedom Trust fosters research and education on public policy issues that affect individual freedom and economic liberty. Through its grantmaking, the foundation seeks to develop solutions to the country’s most important and challenging domestic policy issues. Recognizing that good policymaking relies on the availability of high-quality research, the foundation invests primarily in scholarship...


 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Education, Economic Opportunity, and Environment Grants

Deadline: Mar 1, 2016

The Santa Fe Community Foundation helps donors plan and carry out their giving in Santa Fe and beyond. Through its seasonal grant cycles, the Foundation seeks to fund the broadest range of strong organizations in order to address unmet community need and inspire increased levels of funding from donors. The Foundation is devoted to building...


 

Singing for Change Foundation

Deadline: May 1, 2016

The Singing for Change Foundation (SFC) funds organizations that inspire personal growth, community integration, and the enhanced awareness that collectively, people can bring about positive change. It believes people can achieve sustainable self-sufficiency through vibrant, diverse communities. The Foundation focuses its resources on inclusive, grassroots organizations that rely strongly on volunteer efforts, where foundation support...


 

Taos Community Foundation

Deadline: Feb 17, 2016

The Taos Community Foundation’s grantmaking supports the improvement of its communities’ quality of life. It believes that quality of life is grounded in the health of its communities and that healthy and safe communities result when the following are met: Children and youth become citizens who have the desire and the skills to be employed,...


 

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

Deadline: Apr 15, 2016

The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation supports organizations working to bring about progressive social change by furthering social and environmental justice and supporting sustainable and just-food systems. Organizations must be grassroots and constituent-led. The Foundation defines organizing as collective action that challenges the status quo, demands changes in policy and practice, educates communities about root causes,...


 

William H. and Mattie Harris Foundation

Deadline: Mar 1, 2016

The Harris Foundation envisions making the world a better place for the well-being and safety of plants, animals, and human beings. The Foundation supports the following areas: The arts: Children’s theatre, documentaries, videos, and community outreach Conservation and education Conservation and field work: Animal field research, no-kill shelters, and natural resource protection Educational camps: Environmental,...


 

Albert I. Pierce Foundation

Deadline: Feb 15, 2016

The mission of the Albert I. Pierce Foundation is to memorialize its benefactor through grants which enrich the cultural life, education, and environment primarily of the citizens of New Mexico. The goal is to encourage and nurture skills, talents, and services necessary to ensure that communities continue to be desirable places to live and work....


 

Funders’ Network: Partners for Places

Deadline: Jan 29, 2016

Partners for Places creates opportunities for cities and counties in the United States and Canada to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations. Partners for Places is a partnership of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN). The Funders’ Network...


 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Environmental Literacy Grants Program

Deadline: Feb 8, 2016

The Environmental Literacy Grants program seeks to support education projects designed to strengthen the public’s and/or K-12 students’ environmental literacy to enable informed decision-making necessary for community resilience to extreme weather events and other environmental hazards. Successful projects will build the environmental literacy necessary for community resilience by focusing on geographic awareness and an understanding...


 

Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants

Deadline: Jan 14, 2016

Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training grants will deliver environmental workforce development and job training programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field, with a focus on solid and hazardous waste remediation, environmental health and safety, integrated pest management, and...