Upcoming Grants Related to Environment

 

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...


 

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,...