KEEN Effect Youth Grants
KEEN Effect Youth Grants will support programs that bring diverse audiences of children outside for adventurous recreation, environmental stewardship, and nature-based education. It funds grassroots organizations that develop youth (age 18 or under) through providing outdoors experiences. KEEN grantees are growing environmental literacy in youth by breaking down the silos of outdoor activities, embracing creativity and ingenuity in their programming, and addressing urgent conservation needs while diversifying the demographic imbalances of today’s outdoor participant (such as identities like race, sex, gender, and ability).
Amount: A total of up to $100,000 will be awarded to make grants that range from $10,000-$20,000.
Eligibility: Applicable projects are conducted by 501(c)3 non-profits (or local equivalent) that inspire youth outdoor participation, engage diverse audiences, are innovative and creative in their approach, and are willing to collaboratively share the story of their work through KEEN.
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